Student Life

Here you can find some useful information for and about current and past SISSA Neurobiology students

PhD Course Student Representative

For the PhD Course of Neurobiology contact Francesco Diversi (

Find out more on SISSA's Ombudsperson, the Psychological Support, the Confidential Counselor, and Student representation in other SISSA school bodies and committees.


coming soon

The Library

The Library houses more than 20.000 monographs, all graduation theses (PhDs and Master's Degrees) of SISSA students and 20.000 volumes of bound periodicals. Moreover, it provides access to about 6.000 scientific journals and the main mathematics, physics and neuroscience databases. It also offers the SISSA Digital Library, the open-access institutional archive of the publications produced by SISSA researchers. The Library is open from 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m., but users can access it 24 hours a day.

Location and Facilities

The Library is located at the first floor of the SISSA main building at via Bonomea n. 265. SISSA users can enter the Library during the night and the weekends using their SISSA card. At the entrance there is the loan desk and information service, four workstations to consult the on-line catalogue, two photocopying machines, a displayer with the new acquisitions and a self-check desk. In the main library room the newly arrived journals are on display, the books follow the classification numbers.

Two photocopying machines are available in the Library, one standard machine and one colour. SISSA authorized users may ask for inter-library loan service and for articles in periodicals (if not available in the SISSA and ICTP libraries) by filling in an electronic form at the Library web site. An electronic form is available for acquisition proposals.


Monday to Friday

8:00 a.m. - 8.00 p.m.


8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


SISSA Library - Via Bonomea 265 - I-34136 Trieste - Italy.

e-mail :

Tel. +39-040-3787471/472/483

Fax: +39-040-3787695

EBSCO Discovery Service

SISSA Digital Library