SISSA - Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati


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The International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) in Trieste is one of the most prestigious institutions for research and higher education in Italy and the world. The School offers PhD courses in the fields of physics, mathematics and the neurosciences, in an international environment that is favourable for studying, experimentation and research. All teaching is carried out in English. Many of the scientific papers written by researchers at SISSA are published in internationally renowned journals with high impact factor, such as Nature and Science.

SISSA guarantees its PhD students a rigorous and thorough training. The scientific development of the students is favoured by their participation in international scientific events, such as seminars and workshops, and by daily contact with high-level visiting researcher workers from all over the world. These features offer students the possibility of choosing from among a wide range of employment opportunities: a large majority of ex-students have reached positions of high importance in the academic world, in finance and in business.