Jan 10 – 14, 2022
Albano Building 3
Europe/Stockholm timezone

Scope and purpose

Every year Nordita organizes a winter school on subtopics in theoretical physics. In 2022, the topic is Waves in Astrophysics.  The role of waves in astrophysical context cannot be overemphasized. The aim  of the school is to focus on the fundamentals of waves in plasma and gravitational waves.

The school is open to all PhD and post-docs, as well as advanced masters students in physics and astronomy in all the Nordic and baltic countries. Astronomy students whose main focus in observational astronomy are also welcome.



Principal Lecturers
● Tina Kahniashvili (Carnegie Mellon University) Gravitational Waves
● Nuno F. Gomes Loureiro (MIT) Waves in magnetized fluids

Topical Lecturers
● Axel Brandenburg (NORDITA and Stockholm University)
● Jaime de la Cruz Rodriguez (Stockholm University)
● Oleg Kochukhov (Uppsala University)
● Stephan Rosswog (Stockholm University)
● Joonas Nättilä (Columbia University and Flatiron Institute)



To be announced...

Accommodation information

Nordita will provide and pay for the accommodation of both lecturers and teaching assistants, as well as students. The group booking has been made at Biz Apartment Gärdet with check-in date 9th of January and check-out date 15th of January, and information about directions can be found in the side menu to the left. Breakfast is included in the reservation.   

Application for students

If you are interested in participating in the school, please apply via the application form (see menu on the left sidebar). 

The school is intended primarily for PhD students, post-docs, and advanced Masters students from the Nordic and Baltic countries. 

You apply to the Nordita Winter School in three steps:

  1. Fill in the application form in the menu to the left
  2. Upload your CV as attachment to the appplication form
  3. Ask your supervisor or other person to send a recommendation letter to event@nordita.org

Note that all three steps must be completed by 30 November 2021.


Organizing Committee 

Drubaditya Mitra - dhruba.mitra@gmail.com

Hongzhe Zhou - hongzhe.zhou@su.se



Sponsored by:

Albano Building 3
Albano 3:6228 - Mega (22 seats)
Albanovägen 29