The topic of the 51th Saas-Fee Advanced Cours is "Compact-Object Astrophysics in the Era of Multi-Messenger Astronomy". It will be held from 24 to 28 January 2022 in Saas-Fee, in the Swiss Alp and is organized by the Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy (SSAA)
This course is primarily targeted at Ph.D. and advanced M.Sc. students, but can also be valuable to young postdoctoral researchers who would like to start exploring the field. The "Saas-Fee Advanced Course" has taken place annually since 1971 and in 2022 it will be devoted to "Compact-Object Astrophysics in the Era of Multi-Messenger Astronomy".
Formal lectures in the morning will be followed by interactive hands-on sessions in the evenings, where the participants will have the opportunity to get their hands on observational and simulation data and explore theoretical concepts with order-of-magnitude calculations. A several-hour-long afternoon break is scheduled, when the participants are encouraged to do winter sports or simply interact with each other.