This is a course in compact objects (neutron stars, white dwarfs, and black holes) that I gave at the University of Amsterdam for the M.Sc. in Astronomy & Astrophysics in the year 2010-2011.  My T.A. was Salome Dibi.

The textbook used was Shapiro & Teukolsky “Black Holes, White Dwarfs, and Neutron Stars”. I wrote this Syllabus to complement the lectures with fresher material and some extra notes. The syllabus is not completely original since several parts are taken from these sources:

Here you can find all slides used in the course (12-weeks): All Slides

Here are some clarifications on the meaning of bulk energy of nuclear matter.