We are pleased to host the new Skill Additive Manufacturing of the WorldSkills Competition 2022 Special Edition from October 13-16, 2022 in Soest, at the University of Applied Sciences Südwestfalen.

The Opening Ceremony will be on 12 October 2022, 5 p.m..

The Closing Ceremony with the award ceremony will take place on 17 October 2022, 6 p.m..

See more information on Soest below.

The participating nations in the Additive Manufacturing discipline are:

  • China
  • Germany
  • India
  • Singapore

Ticket registration

We will soon provide more information on ticket registration for the WorldSkills Competition 2022 Special Edition in Soest.
You are welcome to send us your contact details and we will inform you by e-mail as soon as ticket reservation is possible.

Venue address

Fachhochschule Südwestfalen
Standort Soest
Lübecker Ring 2
59494 Soest

Access routes:

By car:
Via the A44, B229 and B475

By train:
By regional train from Dortmund and Paderborn, several times a day by IC from Hamm and Kassel and once a day by ICE from Munich, Düsseldorf and Dresden.

By plane:
Dortmund and Paderborn airports are only a 30-minute drive away. Münster/ Osnabrück: 1 hour by car.

Important things about the city of Soest

City Size:

85,81 km²


47.929 (2021)

Facts to impress:

The historic high bunker in Lütgengrandweg, which was built at the end of the Second World War, is home to the LiebesLeben_Museum. The museum has made it its social and political mission to provide comprehensive knowledge about love lives and to educate people to live freely and openly with each other in community.

Leonberg is one of the oldest towns in Württemberg.

Top 3 sights:


Castle Yard Museum

Chapel of Brunstein

Pond mill in Soest (Foto: Gero Sliwa)