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Together with many other deans and scholars, SISSA director Stefano Ruffo has just signed a letter addressed to Iranian authorities aimed at halting Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali’s execution and demanding his release... Read more
Antonio Ambrosetti, world-class mathematician and professor at Normale and SISSA, died on Friday 20 November at the age of 75 in Venice Read more
The School is ranked fourth in the report comparing the best global universities. According to the U.S News and World Report "2021 Best Global Universities Rankings" SISSA confirms its excellence ... Read more
The Bologna Process is the important harmonisation process of the various European higher education systems that gave rise to the European Higher Education Area (EHEA)... Read more
Since Sunday, November 15, Friuli Venezia Giulia has become part of the orange zone with some further restrictions to the movement. A new digital access recording system is introduced in SISSA Read more
A new theory developed by scientists at SISSA has succeeded in establishing a new relationship between the presence or absence of “handles” in the space of the arrangements of atoms and molecules that make up a material, and the propensity of the latter to conduct electricity... Read more


COVID 19: access to SISSA and School's activities

The School is starting again part of its activities and a number of procedures have been put in place to guarantee everybody's safety. They are summarised below through some Frequently Asked Questions.

SISSA projects and COVID-19

Since the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic SISSA scientists have been working at different levels to help understanding the virus, finding new therapies and developing strategies to contain its diffusion. Here are some of the ongoing projects.

SISSA Lectures & Colloquia 2020/21

Lectures and Colloquia are ongoing at SISSA despite the limitations due to the pandemic. Here the full list of events planned in 2020 and 2021 is available.


Giulio Regeni was a scientist like us. We hope his cruel death may serve to focus our attention on the need to respect human rights.

SISSA Mathlab and Sauber Motorsport are searching for students from Mathematical Engineering, Mathematics, Data Science and Scientific Computing courses.

Young scientists from Least Developed Countries who hold an MSc (or higher degree) can visit laboratories located in Trieste, Italy, such as SISSA, for three months to carry out collaborative research projects in Physics, Neuroscience, Mathematics, Science Outreach as well as


November 26, 2020 to November 28, 2020
SHARPER is back in Trieste with a new online format, with talks, virtual tours, games, artistic performance and a special focus on the 17 objectives of the 2030 Agenda...
November 13, 2020 - 09:00 to 13:00
The Orientation Day is designed for all the SISSA PhD Students and it is an important moment to learn about School's services and resources, connect with students'...
October 14, 2020 - 16:00
The talk is the story of Prof.Kosterlitz's random walk through physics via Cambridge, Oxford, Turin and Birmingham finishing up at Brown University. He describes his ...
September 25, 2020 - 18:30 to 20:00
"L'Alfabeto della Scienza", the new book by Professor Giuseppe Mussardo, theoretical physicist of SISSA, will be showcased in an event at Caffé San Marco in Trieste...

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