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For over 50 years, the STUVA Conference has been one of the most important forums for the entire field of underground construction. With more than 3,800 professionals from more than 20 countries, it is one of the world's leading and largest events in the tunnel sector. The STUVA conference takes place at the end of November/beginning of December in odd years and is a fixed date in the calendar of tunnel experts. Munich is host of the STUVA Conference in 2023.


The lecture events are bilingual throughout (simultaneous translation German/English) and will take place on November 8 and 9, 2023. They comprise a total of around 60 lectures Parallel to the "Tunnel Construction" lecture series, lectures on "Tunnel Operation/Planning" will be presented in a separate hall.


  • Current developments in underground construction
  • International Major Projects
  • Caverns Construction, Special Civil Engineering, Special Purpose Solutions
  • Mechanized Tunnelling
  • Ground Freezing
  • Conventionell Tunnelling, Underpasses
  • Difficult Underground Connections, Safe Tunnel Sealing

Tunnel operation / planning

  • New guidelines and regulations
  • Tunnel Refurbishment and Modernisation
  • Plannes Major Projects
  • Road Tunnel Operation
  • BIM Applications
  • Rail (Tunnel) Operations
  • Exhibition STUVA-Expo

The STUVA-Expo will take place parallel to the two lecture events on November 8 and 9, 2023. More than 200 international companies will present their products and services in the field of civil engineering, tunneling and tunnel operation on an area of around 7,000 m².

Technical visits

On 10 November 2023, conference participants are invited to visit interesting construction sites and traffic facilities in Karlsruhe and its surroundings.


The STUVA Prize 2023 for outstanding innovations in the field of underground construction will be awarded at the opening of the lecture event.


Registration for attendees will open in May 2023.

Dowbload Flyer 1st Announcement

Listen to voices that experienced the STUVA conference in the video!

Numerous visitors and exhibitors have been regular guests at the STUVA conferences for many years. A well thought-out organisation and customer-oriented processes in the registration and implementation phase ensure a high level of satisfaction for our guests and partners at STUVA-Expo.

When will you be there?

STUVA Conference 2021

The large lecture hall offered plenty of space for the speakers‘ presentations, but also for the safety of the audience
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