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From 27 October to 3 November the most famous Science Fiction Festival in Italy will take place onsite at Politeama Rossetti and at Cinema Ariston and online on Some discounts are reserved for SISSA Community ... Read more
Our experience of the present is constructed through the recent past: this what a new study by the group of Mathew Diamond at SISSA demonstrates. The researchers have worked out the algorithms the brain employs to shape... Read more
Designing and implementing the first pan-European High Performance Computing (HPC) pilot Master’s programme. This is the main task of the newborn consortium of European universities, research/supercomputing centres and industrial partners that includes SISSA and ICTP Master in High Read more
For the Academic Year 2021/22, SISSA opens a new call for 4 PhD fellowships co-funded by "Programma Operativo Nazionale ricerca e innovazione 2014-2020". The PhD fellowships are... Read more
SSA researcher and cosmologist Nicoletta Krachmalnicoff was elected as a member of the Simons Observatory's Theory and Analysis Committee, the highest council of the collaboration, working on data management and preparation. Read more
For more than 40 years, SISSA has been training students and early career researchers. And now, as leaders in their own fields, our SISSA alumni recount their own success story. Michele Di Battista is one of them... Read more


COVID 19: Policies and access at SISSA

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 is pleased to announce the eighth edition of the JOBFAIR - The job meeting of the Italian Schools of Excellence - Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati - Trieste; Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna - Pisa, the lead partner of the project;  Scuola Universitaria

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

On Wednesday 12 May 2021 Nature Portfolio will host a series of brief talks followed by a roundtable on how "Next generation Italia", the government's plan for investing the resources from the European Union's post-pandemic recovery fund, will impact the future of science and


October 22, 2021 - 11:00
“Science is very ancient. The first scientists were those who discovered fire or tamed animals. Over the centuries and millennia, science has taken on a whole new...
September 24, 2021 to September 26, 2021
SISSA is taking part in the next edition of Trieste Next and the European Researchers' Night. The School will be part of a joint project with ICTP, INAF and INFN, with...
September 21, 2021 - 11:00
A special seminar with Claudio Pettinari, rector of the University of Camerino, titled  MOFs, metal organic frameworks for next-generation materials,to be held in room...
September 8, 2021 - 21:00 to September 12, 2021 - 21:00
From 8 to 12 September, the Miramare Castle in Trieste and the Fortress of Gradisca will be transformed into exceptional videomapping sets with "LIBRA: una storia futura...

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