International track

The International path of the Master Program is based in prestigious sites in Italy and France. Admission will be granted on a competitive basis and a limited number of fellowships will be available to support mobility of the selected students. The program is organized in four semesters:

  1. a first semester in Trieste at SISSA (International School for Advanced Studies) and ICTP (the Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics) or, for the French students, in one of the Paris universities (courses in French);
  2. a second semester in Torino at Politecnico di Torino;
  3. a third semester in Paris at a consortium involving Universities Sorbonne, Paris Diderot, and Paris-Sud;
  4. the fourth semester is devoted to a multidisciplinary Spring College and to a research stage.

Course plan for students to be enrolled in the academic year 2018/2019:

First Year

Semester 1
(at SISSA & ICTP or at Universités Sorbonne, Paris Diderot, Paris-Sud)

Semester 2
(at Politecnico di Torino)

Second Year

Semester 1
(at Universités Sorbonne, Paris Diderot, Paris-Sud)

Semester 2

  • Spring College (12 ECTS)
    • 5 courses on advanced interdisciplinary topics (including out of equilibrium physics, biological systems, neuroscience, econophysics, nanophysics, network theory, financial modelling...) 
  • Internship (18ECTS)

For additional information see also ICTP and PARIS


With the financial support of:

Organizing committee:
Prof. A. Braunstein [POLITO] Prof. A. Gambassi [SISSA] Dr. M. Marsili [ICTP] Prof. D. Mouhanna [Sorbonne]
Prof. J. B. Fournier [Paris-Diderot] Prof. E. Trizac [Paris Sud] Prof. S. Franz [Paris Sud]