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Erio Tosatti, professor Emeritus of SISSA and coordinator of scientific programs at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), has received recognition of his expertise from two prestigious science academies... Read more
For the eighth year Trieste hosts the local selection of FameLab, the international competition challenging young scientists with the talent of communication to tell in just 3 minutes the object of his or her study, or a scientific topic they are interested in... Read more
We know a lot about animals, nothing about plants. Yet, plants are the life on the planet, representing almost all the living mass, while animals, with their tiny percentage of biomass, seem completely irrelevant... Read more
The automatic identification of complex features in images has already become a reality thanks to artificial neural networks. Some examples of software exploiting this technique are Facebook’s automatic tagging system, Google’s image search engine and ... Read more
A new series of five conferences starting november 21st, titled Le voci della Scienza. The 5 evenings will touch different topics spanning from mathematics to the relationship between maths and comics, to the understanding of action and emotion to space exploration... 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


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 23 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.


January 27, 2020 to February 1, 2020
An International Conference to celebrate ​​Gianni Dal Maso's 65th Birthday and an exceptional opportunity to present the state of the art of modern methods in the...
December 16, 2019 to December 18, 2019
A three-day meeting for master students to get a glimpse of SISSA's research in mathematics, from geometry to mathematical physics, from mathematical analysis to...
December 13, 2019 - 09:00 to 18:00
A day for exchanges of know-how, scientific visions, results and research objectives among the several Physics groups active at SISSA. Programme
December 11, 2019 - 16:00
A lecture by Stefano Mancuso and a performance by Sara Alzetta ispired to "Il sitema periodico" by Primo Levi celebrate the upcoming holiday season.

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