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How do we perceive time? Why do plants take on specific shapes? What is machine learning? These are just some of the questions that SISSA researchers will answer on Wednesday 20 February during the Student Day. The Institute will open the doors to hundreds of students... Read more
On Wednesday 20 February SISSA celebrates Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann’s birthday with a lecture by physicist Paul Fendley entitled “Between Order and Disorder”. The event will take place in room 128-129 at 2.30 pm... Read more
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


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...


Since the set up of the European Research Council in 2007, SISSA has secured 21 ERC grants, thus ranking among the top host institutions in Italy, especially with respect to the small faculty size...

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.

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 20, 2019 - 14:30 to 15:30
A talk by physicist Paul Fendley of All Souls College, University of Oxford, celebrates Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann on his birthday.
February 19, 2019 - 10:00 to 12:00
A workshop organized in collaboration with Confindustria Venezia Giulia and Rotary Club Trieste on the best tools and behaviours to encourage creativity and innovation...
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...
February 8, 2019 - 18:30 to 19:30
ICTP, OWSD and SISSA, in collaboration with Soroptimist Trieste, celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2019 at Caffé Tommaseo. For more...

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