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Based in Basel, Switzerland, Karger Publishers is a globally active publishing house in medical and health sciences. It is independent and family-run in the fourth generation by Chairwoman and Publisher Gabriella Karger. Committed to “Connecting and Advancing Health Sciences”, Karger Publishers helps to carry the spark of great ideas and findings with knowledge that matters and experiences that make a difference – a spark which it aims to spread both within the scientific community as well as to clinicians and patients. The company puts great emphasis on direct and personal relationships with all of its partners.


All of Karger’s content is also available in appropriate digital formats. Increasingly, scientists will be able to turn to Karger along the whole research cycle and not just when they are ready to publish their results.

Karger Publishers Journals


The Karger publishing program for the research community encompasses over 100 peer-reviewed journals, including a growing number of Gold and Platinum Open Access journals. Over 200 editors-in-chief affiliated with important clinical or research centers ensure the high scientific standard of the publications. They are supported by around 5,000 editorial board members and close to 10,000 independent experts acting as peer reviewers.


Karger Publishers currently has a Publish and Read initiative with the CAUL consortium for Australia and New Zealand.  Please contact us for more information. 


Karger Publishers eBooks

Karger’s booklist contains well over 9,000 titles, with a focus on review-type series and volumes. The research-oriented portfolio is published predominantly in English, reflecting the international character of the scientific community.

In certain specialties such as retina, a subspecialty of ophthalmology, or paediatric endocrinology Karger Publishers are the only publishing company offering a complete, in-depth and up-to-date coverage of the field.

The eBooks can be purchased individually, in collections and through an Evidence Based Acquisition program.


Fast Facts

Fast Facts address knowledge gaps in healthcare enabling a dialogue between healthcare professionals, patients and other stakeholders from the healthcare ecosystem. We provide premium content to improve medical practice and our goal is to promote health through communication with a global network of medical practitioners and patients.

Free access to the Fast Facts content can be found here.



Drafting and publishing a manuscript can be a complicated process, but KargerLearn can simplify it for you. KargerLearn offers a structured program with 15+ courses that cover various aspects of academic publishing. All courses have been developed by top publication experts with more than 20 years of experience. These include Managing Editors, Publishers, and Directors of publishing houses like Wiley, Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, Oxford University Press, etc. KargerLearn will help save valuable time and effort in perfecting your skills and achieving career success.



Searching through a flood of content, trying to find and compile the relevant information can be extremely time consuming. Karger Publishers collaborates with Quertle to support you in the task of curation and to simplify the research process with the AI-based discovery solution QinsightTM.


For more information on Karger Publisher products and tools, please contact us.

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