Join us

You can join our group as: bachelor student for your thesis, master student, PhD student, post-doc fellow or as a visitor.


At the moment there is no available postdoctoral position. Any future call will be announced here.

For a possible financial support, please also consider the offer by Marie Curie Actions ( The applicant should provide a proposal according to regulations given in the aforementioned website.


According to the Italian system, Ph.D. applicants have to go through a selection process, which is centralized at the university level. We cannot consider PhD students, who did not pass this selection process. A salary will be given to the winners. The website of the Physics Department (link) of the University of Trieste (link) contains the necessary information. Typically, deadline is in late Spring of each year. The Ph.D. starts in the Fall. Please check the website (link) for all relevant infos.

Graduate student

Formal admittance is through the graduate program of Trieste University. Conceivable research subjects are around the three research lines of the group.

Young, qualified graduates from all countries that are members of the United Nations, UNESCO or IAEA, can also apply for the “Joint Laurea Magistralis in Physics” between ICTP and University of Trieste. A limited number of scholarships will be awarded to students from developing countries. See the following link for more information:


We welcome applications from scientists for visiting our group. The applicant should contact Dr. Angelo Bassi directly, and include a CV and a statement of research interests (no more than two pages). Please also indicate the clear explanation of the extent of any financial support required.

For a possible financial support, please review the Short Term Scientific Missions (STSMs) of the COST Action MP1006 Fundamental Problems in Quantum Physics (