If you have not done it yet, this is an invitation to join the SIF or renew your SIF membership!

The strength and the impact of a Society like the SIF depend on the number and the dynamism of its Members. For this you are invited to join or renew your membership of the Italian Physical Society. To recover the status of Member, no retroactive payments are required, but only that for the current year. By paying the annual membership fee, you can:
– have reductions for the purchase of SIF publications and the participation in the Society's activities
– receive the printed copy, consult the online content and freely download the APP of Il Nuovo Saggiatore
- have free digital access to the online contents of Giornale di Fisica
– consult the SIF Historical Archives
– have free digital access to Physics World by authenticating with the credentials available in the Members Area of SIF Website
– apply to the SIF prize competitions

To apply for membership the application can be filled in online or downloading the application form.

Passion for Knowledge - The Magic of Glass

On the occasion of the International Year of Glass (IYoG2022)
Bologna, Italy – 16 December 2022
Sala Ulisse, Accademia delle Scienze dell'Istituto di Bologna, Via Zamboni 31

National Congress 2022

This year the Italian Physica Society is organizing its 108th National Congress in Milan from 12 to 16 September at the Physics Department of the University.


International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi" - Courses 2022

Course 208 - Foundations of Cosmic Ray Astrophysics
Course 209 - Quantum Fluids of Light and Matter - QFLM2022
Course 210 - Multimodal and Nanoscale Optical Microscopy
Course 211 - Quantum Mixtures with Ultra-cold Atoms


The announcements for the SIF Prizes 2022 are now online.

Fermi PrizeOcchialini PrizeFriedel-Volterra PrizeAll the other prizes

La Rivista del Nuovo Cimento distributed by Springer Nature

La Rivista del Nuovo Cimento will be distributed by Springer Nature starting from 2020 and will be available online on SpringerLink.

More information here.


Scientific Papers of Ettore Majorana - A new expanded edition

Edited by L. Cifarelli

A new volume jointly published by Società Italiana di Fisica and Springer-Nature. Available online at this link. Read the review by D. Haidt.
Free Access for SIF Members


Laura Bassi – The World's First Woman Professor in Natural Philosophy

Edited by Luisa Cifarelli and Raffaella Simili

A new volume jointly published by Società Italiana di Fisica and Springer-Nature.
Available through the Members Area


Pietro Blaserna and the birth of the Institute of Physics in Rome

A Gentleman Scientist at Via Panisperna
by M. Focaccia

A new volume jointly published by Società Italiana di Fisica and Springer-Nature.
Available through the Members Area


Equal Opportunities Committee (CPO)

The SIF Equal Opportunities Committee (CPO) has among its aims the enhancement of gender difference, compliance with the principle of non-discrimination of gender and the implementation of equal opportunities.
- L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science International Awards. (28/4/2022)
- Premio “Donna di scienza” (5/4/2022)
- All the news >>


Permanent Education Commission

The Permanent Education Commission has the mandate to assist the SIF Council in dealing with didactic and university matters.

Minutes of the meeting of the Permanent Education Commission of 27 September 2021 (online mode).