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Summer is coming and SISSA open-air theatre is ready to host the third edition of the SISSA Summer Festival ... Read more
SISSA is part of the Italian consortium which was assigned one of the eight European supercomputers for the creation of a network with very high computing capacity, reaching a billion of billions of operations per second... Read more
Following years of study in the largest research centres in Japan, Europe and North America, on 21 May 2019 the Japanese Space Agency (JAXA/ISAS) announced the selection of the LiteBIRD satellite... Read more
Different regions are implicated in recognition of different foods because two components of the so-called “semantic memory”, the one that we always use to recognise the world around us, are involved... Read more
From 5 to 9 July 2020 Trieste will be hosting the EuroScience Open Forum, the largest European meeting dedicated to scientific research and innovation. ESOF will bring together over 4,500 scientists, innovators, policymakers, journalists and educators from more than 90 countries ... 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 22 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.

With great sadness we announce the passing of Boris Dubrovin, extraordinary mathematical physicist, a great colleague, and friend, after a protracted illness.

SISSA is one of the partners in the project UBE 2 (Underwater Blue Efficiency 2). The project, which started on 1 December 2018, is led by Monte Carlo Yachts S.p.A. Ube 2 is co-founded by Fondo Europeo per lo Sviluppo Regionale.

This selection procedure is now closed. Information about other recruitment opportunities are available here.


July 8, 2019 - 13:00 to July 12, 2019 - 13:00
A five-day school aimed at providing an overview of reduced order methods with particular emphasis on fluid dynamics problem. After a brief introduction on the different...
July 4, 2019 - 21:00
Born in Venice in 1646, Elena Cornaro showed since her childhood an uncommon intelligence. Written by Silvia Gualtieri; music by Salvatore Russotto; with Silvia...
June 27, 2019 - 21:00
The great scientist draws some conclusions on his personal and scientific life. Play and direction: Lorenzo Acquaviva. With Francesco Migliaccio and Lorenzo Acquaviva....
June 26, 2019 - 19:00
A musical itinerary, from Debussy to jazz. Musicians from all nations taking part in GMEL (Global Music Education League) join together for a remote live concert and an...

PhD Students

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