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Delivering a diversified electric message to different fibres of the injured spinal cord through a new technology able to deliver it in a targeted and independent manner... Read more
President of Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella will be the guest of honor of SISSA Opening Ceremony on November 19 2019... Read more
SISSA scored first place in Italy, seventh in Europe and among the Top 50 "Young Universities" in the world. This according to a new Nature Index report ranking the top 160 universities in the world that are less than fifty years of age ... Read more
Joining computer simulations and lab experiments, an international research group sheds light on one of the key mechanisms of cell life... Read more
Introducing master students to the research carried out at SISSA in mathemathics. This is the aim of Junior Math Days, organised on 16-18 December. Over the three days... Read more
For the first time it has been shown that deficits of semantic memory, an ability we use to recognise objects and use them correctly, are involved in specific eating disorders shared by patients suffering from dementia... Read more


SISSA Lectures & Colloquia 2019

A series of Lectures and Colloquia are planned for the coming months at SISSA also thanks to the active participation of its PhD students, who are now for the first time represented in the Colloquia Committee...


Since the set up of the European Research Council in 2007, SISSA has secured 22 ERC grants, thus ranking among the top host institutions in Italy, especially with respect to the small faculty size...

Collaborations of excellence

SISSA is proud to support the presence of Italian and foreign scientists of renown scientific and cultural level as well as refugee scientists as visiting professors. Through the programme for collaborations of excellence...


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 proud to announce that the Marie Sklodowska-Curie ITN project "Bid4BEST" (Big Data applications for Black Hole Evolution Studies) has received a 3,5 million of Euro funding by the Horizon2020 program of the European Commission.

JOBfair, organized by SISSA, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna di Pisa, Scuola Universitaria Superiore IUSS di Pavia, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Scuola IMT Alti Studi di Lucca and GSSI Gran Sasso Science Institute, will take place in Pisa 23 and 24 October 2019. 

forDoc, Borsa del Placement  - forDOC is the national event that allows you to get in touch with companies interested in recruiting doctoral students and graduates.


December 11, 2019
A lecture by Stefano Mancuso and a performance by Sara Alzetta ispired to "Il sitema periodico" by Primo Levi celebrate the upcoming holiday season.
November 19, 2019
SISSA celebrates the start of the new academic year with all of its staff and students in the presence of the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella....
November 12, 2019 to November 13, 2019
The field of Artificial Intelligence has now reached a stage in which it can proficiently cross-talk with hard sciences, like mathematics and theoretical physics. This...
November 6, 2019 - 16:00
A seminar by Michael Berry of the University of Bristol on geometric phases and the unsolved problem of how strictly a system can be separated from a slowly-varying...

PhDs Awarded (1978-2018)


ERC (since 2007)

Square metres Park