View of the University of Wuppertal from Nützenberg, Grifflenberg campus
|Rhenish Slate Mountains
The surveys in Wuppertal
It lies east of the Osterberg and is separated from it by the valley of the Ostersiepen brook, which later flows into the Hatzenbeck . The university hall , which opened in 1987, is located on the Osterberg . In the west lies the valley of the Holzer Bach and separates the Grifflenberg from the Friedenshöhe . In the north, at the foot of the Grifflenberg, joins the Elberfelder Südstadt . In the south are the Wuppertal Südhöhen .
The Grifflenberg is best known for the Bergische Universität Wuppertal , which was built in 1972 and has its main campus here. Before that, the area was almost undeveloped. The north, south and east flanks of the Grifflenberg are quite steep, the campus extends over several levels and thus hugs the topography .