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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
An international team of astronomers has discovered a collection of 12 galaxies in the constellation Cetus which existed about 13.0 billion years ago. This is the earliest protocluster ever found. SISSA scientist Darko Donevski is one of the research authors... Read more
Based on the first sounds that arrive to it directly, the brain makes a prediction, “suggesting” a solution. A new study by SISSA, in association with the Universities of Liverpool and Cambridge... Read more
Two important initiatives pay tribute to the multifaced talent and the exceptional scientific career of SISSA professor Giuseppe Mussardo. On Saturday 26 October his new book dedicated to Giacomo Leopardi and his scientific interests will be previewed at Ubik bookstore... Read more
Dal Maso 65th Birthday Conference
From 27 January to 2 February 2020 an international conference will be held at SISSA to celebrate the occasion of Gianni Dal Maso's 65th Birthday. The workshop will focus on the most recent... Read more


SISSA Events 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.

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.

In memory of Styra Campos Goldstein, Soroptimist International Club of Trieste offers a grant of 6000 euros to a female student wishing to follow a STEM course at University of Trieste in the 2019- 2020 Academic Year.


November 19, 2019
SISSA celebrates the start of the new academic year with all of its staff and students.
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...
October 16, 2019 - 17:00
Quantum mechanics is singular among physical theories in that it does not make clear statements about what actually exists. Physicist Antony Valentini of  Clemson...
September 27, 2019 to September 29, 2019
Three days of talks, round tables and open-air laboratories for the eight edition of Trieste Next, entitled “Big Data, Deep Science: il futuro della scienza e degli...


PhD Students

PhDs Awarded (1978-2018)

ERC (since 2007)