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Science in Trieste:


Trieste will host the ninth edition of EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) in 2020 (ESOF2020).


Trieste is known as the City of Science. It has one of the largest concentrations of scientific institutions in Italy, including:

  • The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP)
  • The International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA)
  • The University of Trieste (UniTS)
  • The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB)
  • The Elettra Synchrotron Light Laboratory (Elettra)
  • The National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics (OGS)
  • The Astronomical Observatory of Trieste (OATS)
  • The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries (TWAS)
  • The Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD)
  • The WWF Miramare Marine Reserve (Miramare Reserve)


Photo credit: Andrea Tomicich