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Kohlhammer has been engaged in several mutually beneficial international partnerships and we are looking forward to continuing this policy. Kohlhammer books have been translated and published in countries all over the world, including Brazil, China, France, Italy, Japan, Korea, Poland, Czech Republic, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United States. This English section of our homepage offers a short summary of and information on recent books and our high profile works. For additional information on our works and foreign rights in general, their availability, options or reading copies please contact us directly.

W. Kohlhammer GmbH



Kohlhammer is a traditional publishing house located in southern Germany and was established in 1866. It is one of Germany’s principal academic publishing houses and is active in a large variety of academic areas. Making quality information available to professionals, the academia as well as to an interested and informed public has been and remains Kohlhammer’s ambition.

Kohlhammer’s areas of expertise include:
History, Theology, Religious Studies, Cultural Studies, Philosophy, Ethics, Economics as well as Psychology, Pedagogy, Special Education, Medicine and Health Care and Law.