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Are you a scientist, a researcher, a student? Are you good at communicating? The Trieste edition of FameLab 2019 is what you are looking for! FameLab is the international competition challenging young scientists with a talent for communication to tell in 3 minutes... Read more
Marcello Dalmonte is an expert in quantum information, who works at ICTP and regularly collaborates with SISSA. Dalmonte will be among those responsible for a crucial project to make one of the five research pillars of the European flagship tangible: quantum simulation... Read more
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 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


SISSA Alumni Society

On the occasion of its 40th Anniversary, the School is pleased to announce the foundation of the SISSA Alumni Society. It is open to all former SISSA students who have completed a PhD course, obtained a MPhil degree, or attended a Master’s degree...

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...


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.

SMACT Scpa – the company made up of 40 public and private institutions responsible for the management of the Triveneto Competence Center – opened a call for the selection of a General Manager.

SISSA offers opportunities for carrying out PhD studies for the Academic Year 2019/20 in the following fields:

Tech Up is a project by Fondazione R&I aimed at collecting the best proposals to address the growing technological needs of big companies. The initiative will be presented on 22 November 2018, starting from 11.30 am at the Contamination Lab...


February 19, 2019 - 09:00 to 13:00
The science talent show is back in Trieste for the seventh time. Young scientists have 3 minutes to tell the object of their study, or a scientific topic they are...
January 16, 2019 - 15:30 to 16:30
A talk by Itamar Procaccia of the Weizmann Institute of Science on the mechanical failure of amorphous media, a ubiquitous phenomenon from material engineering to...
December 17, 2018 - 18:00 to 19:00
A dialogue between Pino Roveredo, Campiello literary prize winner in 2005, and Daniele Amati, former SISSA director, at Caffé Tommaseo. Pino Roveredo has recently...
December 12, 2018 - 16:00 to 17:00
What is the difference between pizza baking in the wood oven and in the electric one? Why do boiled and grilled meat taste so different? A lecture by Andrey Varlamov of...




PhDs Awarded (1978-2017)