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Master Degree in Data Science and Scientific Computing

The Master degree in Data Science and Scientific Computing (DSSC) is an international course, taught in English, and it is offered by the Universities of Trieste and Udine, with the collaboration of SISSA (International School for Advanced Studies), ICTP (International Centre for Theoretical Physics), and of many other research institutions and companies of the area.

The Master degree in Data Science and Scientific Computing (DSSC) offers two programs:

  • Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, focussed on Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, with applications in Industry, Life Sciences and Medicine, Business and Society. 
  • Scientific and Data-Intensive Computing, focussed on High Performance Computing, Scientific Computing, and Quantum Computing, with a focus on Machine Learning and Simulation applied to science and engineering. 


There are scholarships available to fully or partially support the study of some students.

Available links referred to the scholarships provided by SISSA for the academic year 2024/2025:


  • PhD school and prestigious research institute
  • more than 100 PhD diplomas awarded in 25 years: PhD in Mathematical Analysis, Modeling and Applications, PhD in Mathematical Physics and PhD in Geometry
  • more than 50 former students are now university professors.

Working environment

  • stimulating scientific environment
  • close contact with professors and PhD students
  • intense seminar activity
  • various visiting professors from other prestigious institutions
  • tutor and personalized curriculum for each fellow
  • research oriented courses

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