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University School for Advanced Studies Pavia (IUSS)

The University School for Advanced Studies IUSS Pavia is an Italian Public Institution devoted to research and higher education. The mission of IUSS is to contribute to the academic growth of a small number of students by offering them, at any step of their higher education, qualified programs that enhance every technical skills and knowledge.


Since 1997, IUSS fulfills an advanced teaching and research model successfully implemented by two other prestigious institutions in Italy: the Scuola Normale Superiore and the Scuola Sant’Anna located in Pisa.


IUSS offers a variety of educational and training paths based on a strong interdisciplinary approach. The School is committed to scientific progress by preparing young researchers and developing scientific research programs.

Active entities in the life of our School are:

  • The University of Pavia 
  • The Collegio Borromeo
  • The Collegio Ghislieri
  • The Collegio Nuovo
  • The Collegio Santa Caterina
  • The EDiSU


Research Centres

  • Neurocognition, Epistemology and theoretical Syntax research center
  • Centre for Training and Research on Reduction of Seismic Risk - ROSE
  • Complex Risk and Data Analysis - CORDA

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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Campus life

The School is located in the prestigious “Palazzo del Broletto”, a XII century building downtown Pavia.

Pavia, Lombardy, Italy

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