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We are specialized in making medical content available to researchers and libraries.

Research at Your Fingertips


With roots in scientific research and peer-reviewed publishing, Karger specializes in making medical content available to scientific audiences. Whether you are an individual researcher, academic library or contributing author, Karger offers innovative and flexible publication models designed to help you either publish or access the latest research results.

Karger Publishers breathes Swiss innovation. Head-quartered in Basel, Switzerland, we combine a long-standing tradition in peer-reviewed publishing since 1890 with innovative/recent access models, including Open Access and hybrid publications.

And Karger goes a step further in removing barriers that prevent people from accessing and understanding research findings by offering services that translate research into various formats from podcasts to animations using a language that can be understood by everyone - bringing people and science together.



The Scientific Portfolio


At Karger, our portfolio is in a constant state of unfolding, promising quality content on a rolling basis to keep you informed. You can delve into more than 100 prestigious medical journals across many subject areas along with 9,000 books.

More than 30 percent of our publications are Open Access journals, and more journals become Open Access with each year. We also partner with the world's leading academic institutions in transformative agreements. Transformative agreements do not only cover the journal access but also Open Access publishing, helping more subscription journals transition to Open Access.



Subject Areas

25 subject areas covering 200 medical specialities in order to serve the information needs of the scientific community, clinicians, and patients.


Find your topic in one of the more than 100 journals with more than one third are Open Access.


With our book series and book titles, our program covers all disciplines of human medicine and related sciences.

Publish & Access - Transformative Agreements

Karger is committed to helping authors benefit from Open Access agreements and meet the requirements of the Open Access mandates of all funding bodies.

Open Access

Allowing everyone to everywhere read your article sounds great? Learn more about our Open Access process.

Disseminate Research

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.


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