Karger Publishers, officially named S. Karger AG, is an international publishing house for medicine and the natural sciences in Switzerland which was founded in 1890. Karger specializes in research and clinical medicine covering the entire spectrum of human medicine. Karger maintains highest-quality standards in production and content by publishing peer-reviewed manuscripts only. Karger produces approx. 80 journals, 40 book series and numerous non-serial book titles per year, primarily in English, covering both the traditional fields of medicine as well as the new and upcoming subjects of interest.
Allergy; Anatomy, Embryology, Histology & Cytology; Andrology; Anaesthesiology; Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Physiology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology; Communication Disorders; Complementary Medicine; Dental Medicine; Endocrinology; Gastroenterology; Gerontology; Gynaecology, Haematology; Virology; Cardiovascular System; Dermatology; Genetics; Immunology; Molecular Biology; Nephrology; Neurology / Neurobiology; Nutrition; Ophthalmology; Orthopaedics; Pharmaceutics; Psychiatry; Neurosurgery; O & G; Oncology; Pathology; Oto-Rhino-Laryngology; Phonetics; Physiology; Sports Medicine; Paediatrics; Radiology; Respiratory Systems, Pneumology; Urology, Veterinary Medicine; Rheumatology / Musculoskeletal System; Zoology.
Four Generations – A Short History of Karger Publishers
The five portraits below of the founder, his successors and the current CEO succinctly summarize the company’s development over four generations from 1890 and the first book publication in Berlin, Germany to today’s globally active publishing house in Basel, Switzerland, with a publishing program of 105 journals as well as 50 new book releases per year.