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Study in SISSA Fellowships

Italian English SISSA awards some fellowships to PhD students from other EU universities for spending a short period in Trieste to attend some PhD courses offered by the Mathematics Area.

Our intent is to give to as many students as possible the opportunity to benefit of our educational offer. The complete list of the courses (about 40 every year) can be found here.

The fellowhips

The fellowships are 500 Euros/month.The selection of applicants is on a rolling basis and the application can be done through this link

The application should contain:
  • a short description of the period the student intend to visit SISSA and the courses he/she is interested to attend
  • a curriculum vitae
  • one reference letter


  • 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

Research topics

  • Algebraic Geometry
  • Calculus of Variations
  • Complex Differential Geometry
  • Conservation Laws
  • Control Theory
  • Dynamical Systems
  • Geometric Analysis
  • Integrable Systems
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Non-commutative Geometry
  • Nonlinear Analysis
  • Numerical Analysis
  • PDE
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Stochastic Geometry
  • String Theory

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