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A passionate defence of intellectual freedom is at the centre of the speech given by Paolo Giordano, Premio Strega winner with a past as physicist, during SISSA Opening Ceremony 2018. By courtesy of the author you can find here the full text... Read more
The school consists of three-day introductory lectures held by SISSA's professors and informal meetings with PhD students. 24 selected students will receive free accommodation... Read more
The role of science and culture is to address, deepen and illustrate the complexity of phenomena, including immigration and, in particular, the problems related to researchers in exile... Read more


Happy birthday SISSA!

The great adventure which led SISSA to become a prestigious international scientific institution began on 6 March 1978 by Presidential Decree. The numerous awards which it continues to win bear witness to its excellence and to the quality of its research...

SISSA Manifesto on the Role of Women Networks in Research

On its 40th Anniversary SISSA publishes the Manifesto on the Role of Women Networks in Research signed by internationally acclaimed female researchers and delegates of several women networks in science...

SISSA Colloquia

As part of the celebration of the School’s 40th anniversary, SISSA is planning this year a series of Colloquia with outstanding scientists. These events are intended as a moment of interdisciplinary exchange and a way to reaffirm the sense of belonging to the community...


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 is one of the institutional supporters of the Fiera del Lavoro FVG that will take place on 24 November 2018 at 12.30 pm at the Teatro Giovanni da Udine, in Udine. The event involve 70 different companies offering more than 400 positions.

PHD4PMI is a pilot initiative financed and planned by SISSA Strategic Plan 2016-2020 to further enhance the training (soft skills), the Talent Valorization (in public as well as in the private research field)

JOBFair aims at starting a direct interaction between the leading Italian and international companies and the world of academic excellence, where Students and PostDocs will have the opportunity to have one-to-one meetings with the companies.


December 5, 2018 - 16:00
A Colloquium by Maria Concetta Morrone of Fondazione Stella Maris IRCCS in Pisa on visual plasticty in the newborn and in adult life and its implications for the...
November 20, 2018 - 10:30 to 11:00
The children from our Crèche "La SISSA dei Piccoli" will visit the School to send a message of hope accompanied by the SISSA Choir, who prepared a concert ad hoc for the...
November 5, 2018 - 09:30 to 12:00
An event to celebrate the start of the new academic year and the School's 40th Anniversary with all of SISSA staff and scholars.
October 24, 2018 - 17:00 to 18:00
A Colloquium by Pedro Ferreira of Oxford University on the latest advances and the future challenges for the characterization of space-time. SISSA Colloquia are part of...

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