the solar decathlon europe in 2022.

your event for sustainable cities will take place in wuppertal from 10 to 26 June 2022.

Come and experience first-hand what climate-friendly building and living in the city can look like.

Opening days of the buildings:
10 to 12 June, 16 to 19 June and 22 to 26 June 2022


Admission is free of charge.
Get your free ticket now on Eventbrite!


Guided tours:
You can take part in free guided tours of the 16 buildings during opening hours.
The tours start at the building itself.

Öffnungstage der Gebäude:
10. bis 12. Juni, 16. bis 19. Juni & 22. bis 26. Juni 2022


Der Eintritt ist gratis. Hol Dir jetzt Dein kostenloses Ticket auf Eventbrite!


Du kannst fortlaufend während der Öffnungszeiten an den kostenfreien Führungen durch die 16 Gebäude teilnehmen.

Die Führungen starten jeweils am Gebäude selbst.

In our exhibition handbook, you can find all projects and background information on the SDE 21/22 in Wuppertal. Download the free PDF here.

solutions for the cities of tomorrow

We live in the century of cities. More and more people live in urban areas. Demand for living space and resources are increasing. At the same time, protecting our climate is more important than ever. The way we deal with these issues today will determine what life will look like tomorrow. That’s why we urgently need to answer the following question: How will sustainable housing and sustainable living in the city work?

● © BMWK / Dominik Butzmann

Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action

● © BMWK / Dominik Butzmann

Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action

all events at a glance.

The Solar Decathlon Europe invites people to create, connect, and share. Enjoy a colourful programme organised in cooperation with our event partners.

Each event day features a different theme – from architecture to timber construction and craftsmanship to interior and lighting design. Concerts, culinary services, and public award ceremonies round off the programme.

Site plan solar campus.

How to get to us.

The Solar Campus is located in the heart of Wuppertal, between Nordbahntrasse, Juliusstrasse and Hamburger Strasse.


The main entrance is on Nordbahntrasse, north of the “Mirker Bahnhof” (Mirker Str. 48).


Another entrance from the Nordbahntrasse is at the eastern end near the “Uellendahler Viadukts”.

The Solar Campus is ideally accessible on foot and by bicycle.

Three bicycle parking spaces offer sufficient parking space.

Do you know the “Wuppertal Nordbahntrasse”?
Combine your visit with a tour of this particular highlight.

Parking spaces are available for you at the venue.

Please mention this when booking your free ticket.

You can reach the Solar Campus via Wuppertal central station from regional and long-distance transport.

From Wuppertal central station you can go:

On foot (1.5 km). The path is signposted.

By public transport:

  • To the “Schleswiger Straße” stop: Bus 607, 620, 625, 635, 645
  • To the “Mirker Bahnhof” stop: Bus 620

Other bus stops near the Solar Campus

“Am Dorrenberg” Bus 03, 613, 628, 647
“Höchsten/St. Josef Hospital”: Bus 603, 613, 628, 647
“Karlsplatz”: Bus SB 69, CE 65, 603, 613, 643, 647

You can combine your visit with a short walk through the Mirke district and its old Wilhelminian style houses from these stops.


Please state Mirker Straße 48 as the address.

Access to the venue by coach is possible via Hamburger Strasse.
Please state this when booking your free tickets to receive access permission.

Arriving by car is not recommended – there are no public parking spaces available in the Solar Campus area.

If you arrive by car, please use the public parking guidance system of the city of Wuppertal. The Karlsplatz and Rathausgalerie car parks are within walking distance (800 metres). The same applies to the Bahnhofsmall car park (1.5 kilometres). The path to the Solar Campus is signposted.