The GSSI (Gran Sasso Science Institute), founded in 2012 in L’Aquila (Italy) as Center for Advanced Studies of the National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN) and then established in March 2016 as a School of Advanced Studies providing post-graduate education, offers 31 PhD positions for the academic year 2019/20.

The GSSI invites applications for fellowships for the PhD programmes in “Astroparticle Physics”, “Mathematics in Natural, Social and Life Sciences”, “Computer Science”, “Urban Studies and Regional Science”. The official language for all PhD courses is English.  

The fellowships are awarded for 4 years and their yearly amount is € 16.159,91 gross. All PhD students have free accommodation at the GSSI facilities and use of the canteen.  

The application must be submitted through the online form available at by June 18, 2019 at 6 pm (Italian time zone).  

For more information, please consult the Call for Applications at or write an email to  

Students that are supposed to take their master degree within october 31, 2019, can also apply. 

Prof. Ivan De Mitri 

Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI) and Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN)