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.
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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
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.
Smart Solutions in Health Sciences
Open Access and Open Research
Education and Learning
Industry & Society Services
Clinical Decision Support and Patient Information
Intensified Use of Digital Technologies
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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