Welcome to Peter Lang – International Academic Publishers!

Peter Lang specializes in the Social Sciences and Humanities and covers the complete spectrum from monographs to student textbooks. The Peter Lang Publishing Group has its headquarters in Berne and Pieterlen, Switzerland, with publishing offices strategically located in Berne, Brussels, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Oxford, Vienna and Warsaw.

The publishing program focuses on the following 12 core disciplines:

  • Economics & Management
  • Education and Pedagogy
  • English Language and Literatures
  • German Language and Literatures
  • History
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Media & Communication
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Romance Languages and Literatures
  • Theology

The Peter Lang academic publishing group covers the complete range of topics in the Social Sciences and Humanities. For example: Cultural Studies, Fine Arts, Religion, Sociology, Psychology, Gender Studies and
Black Diversity Studies.

You can order all our titles online, regardless of whether you want the print or the electronic format. From 2014, Peter Lang eBooks are available as EPUB and ePDF. Peter Lang also supports Open Access publishing.

Are you an author looking to publish your manuscript? Fill out the publication inquiry and we will contact you.

Are you a bookseller and would like to know more about our terms and conditions?
Contact us at info@peterlang.com, we look forward to answering your questions.

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Levina, Marina

Pandemics and the Media

New York, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, Oxford, Wien, 2015. 144 pp.
ISBN 978-1-4331-1551-6 pb. (Softcover)
ISBN 978-1-4331-1552-3 hb. (Hardcover)

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Kaminska, Malgorzata Anna

A History of the Concise Oxford Dictionary

Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2014. 342 pp., 16 tables, 3 graphs
ISBN 978-3-631-65268-8 hb. (Hardcover)
ISBN 978-3-653-04370-9 (eBook)

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Onic, Tomaz (ed.)

Harold Pinter on International Stages

Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2014. 213 pp.
ISBN 978-3-631-65202-2 hb. (Hardcover)
ISBN 978-3-653-04656-4 (eBook)

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Kociatkiewicz, Justyna / Suchostawska, Laura / Ferens, Dominika (eds.)

Eating America: Crisis, Sustenance, Sustainability

Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2014. 304 pp.
ISBN 978-3-631-64662-5 hb. (Hardcover)

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Larsson, Anna / Norlin, Björn (eds.)

Beyond the Classroom

Studies on Pupils and Informal Schooling Proc...

Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2014. 235 pp., 15 b/w fig.
ISBN 978-3-631-65360-9 hb. (Hardcover)
ISBN 978-3-653-04554-3 (eBook)

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Are you looking for a publisher for your scholarly publication? Peter Lang makes academic research available worldwide.

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Peter Lang partners up with the digital textbook platform Kortext


The Peter Lang Publishing Group, based in Switzerland with publishing offices in Berne, Berlin, Brussels, Frankfurt, New York, Oxford, Vienna and Warsaw has formed a partnership with the international digital textbook platform Kortext for the global distribution of its digital textbooks.


The mobile revolution is rapidly promoting and pushing new means of learning. As one of the leading international academic publishers, Peter Lang complies with the ever-increasing desire and demands for digital textbooks and thus offers new functionalities that conform to the new learning experiences. In order to facilitate the learning process and the overall availability of teaching materials, the evaluation of learning achievements as well as the interaction with course materials, the Peter Lang Group has decided to partner up with the digital textbook platform Kortext who will work with the Peter Lang team on the future development of fully interactive textbooks that enhance the learning experience and help achieve better learning outcomes.

Kelly Shergill, Group Sales & Marketing Director and Strategic Business Development Director at Peter Lang states: “We are delighted to partner with Kortext, a leading and innovative digital content platform focused on education. Kortext has the same forward looking vision on the use of digital content in education as Peter Lang.”

Kortext offers truly mobile access to textbooks, be it on PC, tablets, or smartphones. Its content is only made available for lecturers and students, allowing the Peter Lang Publishing Group to offer a truly custom-made access to its range of textbooks. The content can be accessed directly through a Universities virtual learning environment be that Moodle, Blackboard or any other VLE platform and together with Kortext’s tools and functionality, such as being able to highlight, add notes, create groups for collaborative learning, compile extra resources and link articles, learning will never be the same again.

“This partnership with Peter Lang, to bring a global distribution solution of their digital textbooks, provides great opportunities for both organizations”, comments Andy Alferovs, President at Kortext. “Key to success is how we can work together in enhancing the digital learning environment and delivering value solutions to educators and students. We have started on a very exciting journey with the Peter Lang Group.”



New and attractive eBook offers

We are pleased to present our new and attractive eBook offers.

Would you like to host on our server and access at any time the Peter Lang eBooks you have purchased?

Then ask us to set up IP access for you. This offers you the following benefits:

  • unrestricted access to your eBooks
  • unlimited number of authorised users
  • hosting by Peter Lang
  • no installation or other additional cost

Please bear in mind that you can only purchase eBooks with multi-user licences for IP access.

eBooks with multi-user licences
You can purchase eBooks with multi-user licences for this purpose. eBooks with multi-user licences can be purchased through our online shop by ticking the corresponding option.

eBooks packages
As a library, you can compile your individual Pick & Choose Package from a selection of titles that we update on a daily basis.

Terms and conditions:
20 – 50 eBooks: +5% discount on the invoice amount
51+ eBooks: +10% discount on the invoice amount

Contact our customer service to apply for IP access or to obtain further information about the range of products and services we offer.

Peter Lang Children's Trust

The Peter Lang Children’s Trust is a grant-making charity in the UK providing
assistance and support for socially disadvantaged children. Its mission is to support
educational and social initiatives, financed with the profits from the Peter Lang
Publishing Group. For additional information, please visit the Peter Lang Children’s
Trust at: www.plct.org.uk

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