Summer School

Joint EPS-SIF International School on Energy 2019

Course 5 - Energy: Where we stand and where we go
Full/partial scholarships will be granted to deserving students, SIF/EPS Members, who need financial help. Such requests must be specified in the application and justified in the recommendation letter.


Passion for Science 2019

International Symposium on the occasion of the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements IYPT2019, 6-7 November 2019

Organised by the Italian Physical Society – SIF in collaboration with the Italian Chemical Society – SCI

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.

Nominations for the election of officers of the Italian Physical Society

Nominations as officer candidates for President or Council Member shall be sent at least 45 days prior to the Electoral Assembly date, namely within August 11th 2019. Only Members who are paid-up at the moment of the submission of their nomination and were also paid-up for 2018, can be elected and therefore nominated.

International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi" - Courses 2019

Workshop 205 - Big data analytics
Course 206 - New frontiers for metrology: from biology and chemistry to quantum and data science
Course 207 - Advances in thermoelectricity: foundational issues, materials and nanotechnology


SIF National Congress 2019

The 105th edition of the SIF National Congress will be hosted at Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI), L'Aquila, from 23 to 27 September 2019.
Abstracts can be submitted online or sent by e-mail at
LAST DAYS for submission.



Every year, during the opening ceremony of SIF the National Congress, prizes are awarded to young physicists who have distinguished themselves in their studies and research activities, and to physicists for their skills in physics teaching or history of physics research. Besides there are also prizes in commemoration of late eminent physicists for researchers working in specific fields.
Deadline for applications: 15 June


Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi"

The Volume of the Proceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi" – Course 201, Nuclear Physics with Stable and Radioactive Ion Beams, is in publication.


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

di M. Focaccia

A new volume jointly published by Società Italiana di Fisica and Springer-Nature.

Available soon in the Springer Biographies