Cosmology: an ERC Consolidator Grant goes to the Scuola Normale for a research project on the origins of the Universe 23 Novembre 2023
The grant has been awarded to Guilherme Leite Pimentel for the project “Notimeforcosmo”, which will be examining the statistical properties of primordial perturbations imprinted at the Big Bang. The funding is for over a million and a half euros and has a duration of 5 years.
Prolusion by Luigi Ambrosio for the inauguration of the academic year 2023/2024 26 Ottobre 2023

I would like to welcome the President of the Region, the Prefect,

the Mayor,

World University Ranking: Scuola Normale second in Italy and among the best 200 universities worldwide, in the top 10% at world level 5 Ottobre 2023
A step up for the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa and Florence in the Times Higher Education's World University Ranking: from the 183th place last year to 168th this year, despite the sizeable increase in the number of universities assessed - 1904, up from 1799. The Normale is confirmed as the second best Italian university, after Bologna, of 56 r…
The EELISA network has has been selected in the “Erasmus+ European Universities 2023” 3 Ottobre 2023

For EELISA “Stage 2”, from 2023 to 2027, the European Union has allocated over 14 million euro to be shared among 10 universities from 8 EU countries: of this sum, 1

SALSA – Magnetic Fields in Galaxies 16 Giugno 2023

The results of the SALSA program appear in a study by an international team of researchers, including Eva Ntormousi of the Scuola Normale Superiore published in The Astrophysical Journal.


A Meeting on various aspects of supersymmetry breaking. Interested people can register on the webpage 19 Maggio 2023

The Meeting concludes the PRIN Project “Supersymmetry Breaking with Fields, Strings and Branes”, coordinated by Prof. Augusto Sagnotti of Scuola Normale.

James Webb Space Telescope: the primordial galaxies “dusted off” by cosmic winds 9 Maggio 2023
According to a study by the cosmologist Andrea Ferrara and his research team at the Scuola Normale, the blue colours - and not red, as would be expected – of the giant galaxies imaged by the James Webb space telescope is caused by the galactic super winds that have swept away the dust and gases that surrounded them at the dawn of the Universe. The…
QS Rankings by Subject: Scuola Normale fourth worldwide in Classics and Ancient History 28 Marzo 2023
In the disciplinary sector "Classics & Ancient History", the Scuola Normale ranks fourth worldwide and second in Italy (last year the rankings were sixth and second respectively), thanks exclusively to the reputation interviews, which in this individual discipline account for 100%.