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Connecting people and science.

We connect and advance Health Sciences by putting our customers, partners, and employees at the center of everything we do. We want to better understand their mission, purpose, and needs in order to create products and services that are not only relevant, but also inspiring.

The publishing house is dedicated to serving the information needs of the scientific community, clinicians, and patients with publications of high-quality content and services that make knowledge in health sciences accessible, visible, and applicable.

Facts and Figures

Publishing house in Health Sciences

Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland

Family-run in the fourth generation

Chairwoman Gabriella Karger leads S. Karger AG together with CEO Daniel Ebneter


Globally active in 15 countries

200 employees worldwide

Founded in 1890

Dedicated to serving the information needs of the scientific community, clinicians and patients


High-quality publications and services in Health Sciences

Great emphasis on direct and personal relationships with all partners

Continuously evolving, keeping pace with the current developments and shifts in research and publishing


Publishing Program

Responding to the need authors, editors, and readers share to make content available more quickly, book chapters will become available and citable as soon as they are ready for publication without waiting for the whole volume to be completed. This research-oriented portfolio is published predominantly in English, reflecting the international character of the scientific community. All of Karger Publishers' content is also available in appropriate digital formats.



The publishing program encompasses nearly 100 peer-reviewed journals, including a growing number of Gold and Platinum Open Access journals.


200 editors-in-chief affiliated with important clinical or research centers ensure the high scientific standard of the publications.


Karger is supported by around 5,000 editorial board members.



Close to 10,000 independent experts are acting as peer reviewers.


Karger' book list contains well over 9,000 titles with a focus on review- series and volumes.


Our Focus

Smart Solutions in Health Sciences

Open Access and Open Research

Education and Learning

Digital Health


Stakeholders' Needs

Industry & Society Services

Clinical Decision Support and Patient Information

Intensified Use of Digital Technologies


Business Areas


With Karger, Research scientists are able to turn to our resources throughout the whole research cycle, not just when they are ready to publish their results.



Karger Healthcare supports the knowledge transfer from scientific research to clinical practice through its Healthcare publications and content services. For example, Karger provides Fast Facts Handbook Series, a vast collection of simplified healthcare information for professionals and patients. A further level of knowledge transfer to patients and their caregivers is offered in guidebooks, doctor-patient interaction material, and topic-specific online content.


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Read the latest press releases and find corporate material in addition to the contact information of the PR & Corporate Communication team.

Science Communications & Outreach Services

We provide science communication services to make your scientific research accessible to all. Present your work in engaging formats such as podcasts, video abstracts, animations, or magazine-style articles.

People & Organization

Get to know who is working at Karger, see what their jobs are and find relevant contacts.

Regional Offices & Representatives

In addition to the company headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, we also have subsidiaries and local regional offices around the globe. Find your local contact person.

Exhibitions & Webinars

Find all dates, places, and more about our presence at exhibitions, congresses, and book fairs, or our next webinars.

Corporate Blog

Experience Karger and discover interesting stories about our company. Read our blog posts about how we work, how we advance, how we connect, and how we spark.


Together with our partners, we encourage new business models and innovative ideas to make our services and products even better. Want to foster innovation together? Contact us today.


Are you interested in a career at Karger? Explore our current job opportunities in the four different divions: Karger Labs, Experience, Factory and our Corporate Office.


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