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Work-life balance, gender equality in recruitment and career progression, measures against gender-based violence. These are some of the areas of interventions of SISSA’s Gender Equality Plan (GEP), a programmatic and strategic document... Read more
With a new computational approach, SISSA researchers have been able to make the fascinating calculation. Moreover, according to their work, around 1% of the overall ordinary (baryonic) matter is locked up in stellar mass black holes... Read more
The 33rd edition of the Trieste Film Festival is approaching. It will be held from 21 to 30 January 2022 at Politeama Rossetti, Cinema Ambasciatori, Teatro Miela and online on platform ... Read more
A recent study shows that work plays an active role in keeping our brains healthy. "We have demonstrated the role of working activity on cognitive performance". Professor Raffaella Rumiati says ... Read more


COVID 19: Policies and access at SISSA

The School is starting again part of its activities and a number of procedures have been put in place to guarantee everybody's safety. They are summarised below through some Frequently Asked Questions. 

SISSA projects and COVID-19

Since the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic SISSA scientists have been working at different levels to help understanding the virus, finding new therapies and developing strategies to contain its diffusion. Here are some of the ongoing projects.

SISSA Lectures & Colloquia 2020/21

Lectures and Colloquia are ongoing at SISSA despite the limitations due to the pandemic. Here the full list of events planned in 2020 and 2021 is available.


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 pleased to announce the eighth edition of the JOBFAIR - The job meeting of the Italian Schools of Excellence - Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati - Trieste; Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna - Pisa, the lead partner of the project;  Scuola Universitaria

Young scientists from Least Developed Countries who hold an MSc (or higher degree) can visit laboratories located in Trieste, Italy, such as SISSA, for three months to carry out collaborative research projects in Physics, Neuroscience, Mathematics, Science Outreach as well as

On Wednesday 12 May 2021 Nature Portfolio will host a series of brief talks followed by a roundtable on how "Next generation Italia", the government's plan for investing the resources from the European Union's post-pandemic recovery fund, will impact the future of science and


January 20, 2022 - 17:00
ILAS - SISSA Interdisciplinary Lab for Advanced Studies and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin are pleased to invite you to participate in the...
December 10, 2021 - 09:30 to 13:00
The Orientation Day is designed for all the SISSA PhD Students and it is an important moment to learn about School's services and resources, connect with students'...
November 24, 2021 - 16:00
“Probing the synaptic plasticity theory of memory: a new experimental strategy” is the title of the new SISSA colloquium which will take place on Wednesday 24 November...
November 17, 2021 - 11:00
This year Opening Ceremony will also launch a new edition of the National Conference on Science Communication. It will include the speeches by the Minister of University...

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