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A new SISSA and IIT study reveals unexpected functionality of LINE transposons, paving new paths in the search for cures for neurodevelopmental and ageing disorders... Read more
Giorgio Napolitano loved art and culture. SISSA community was able to appreciate the breadth of his interests when, on 13 July 2010, he inaugurated the new headquarters in via Bonomea... Read more
The next SISSA Colloquium is scheduled for October 3rd at 16:00 in room 128-129 and will feature a lecture by Alexei Verkhratsky, from the University of Manchester, titled "Astroglia in ageing and neurodegeneration." Read more
The European Researchers' Night is an initiative promoted by the European Commission that involves thousands of researchers, researchers and institutions in all European countries every year... Read more
Simonović, together with his colleagues Mikhail Ivanov and Oliver Philcox, was honoured for his contributions to understanding the large-scale structure of the Universe and developing new tools to explore the existence of a new fundamental physics based on galaxy surveys... Read more
300 scientists, scholars, and great personalities from Italy and around the world, a hundred events, a third of which will be held in English, a new literary prize, 'Science Book of the Year', dedicated to the masters of science communication... Read more



Since the set up of the European Research Council in 2007, SISSA has secured 30 ERC grants, thus ranking among the top host institutions in Italy, especially with respect to the small faculty size...

SISSA Lectures & Colloquia 2023

All the upcoming Special Lectures and Colloquia organized by SISSA in 2023

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...


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.

Starting from 2023 SISSA Corresponding Authors have right to publish Gold Open Access articles in AIP hybrid journals.

The Mathematics Area of SISSA is seeking expressions of interest for tenure-track assistant, associate and full professor positions.

Few days are left to apply to SISSA’s PhD programme for the academic year 2023/2024. All technical problems have now been solved.

By 7 March students can apply to the following courses:


October 3, 2023 - 15:00
Tuesday October 3rd 2023, 16:00  Alexei Verkhratsky - Professor of Neurophysiology, University of Manchester Room 128-129, SISSA Main Building
September 29, 2023 - 16:00 to 22:00
Games, shows, talks and laboratories for a night of science and fun at the Immaginario Scientifico and Sala Luttazzi in Porto Vecchio. Find out all events here.
September 22, 2023 to September 24, 2023
The XII edition of the Science Festival, entitled 'A New World. Science, culture, innovation for a sustainable future', with more than 100 events and 300 guests. Find...
June 22, 2023 - 10:00
forDoc Virtual Fair is a national Career Day for doctoral and post-doctoral students. Within the forDoc directory, the Virtual Fair represents a moment of direct contact...

ERC Projects (since 2007)

PhD Students


Administrative & Technical Staff