Karger Publishers in Basel, Switzerland, is a global, medical and scientific publishing company. Independent and family-run in the fourth generation, Karger is dedicated to serving the information needs of the scientific community with publications of high-quality content, covering all fields of medical science. The company puts great emphasis on direct and personal relationships with all its partners.
The Karger publishing program comprises more than 100 peer-reviewed journals as well as up to 15 new book releases every year. The range of publications includes a growing number of Open Access journals. In line with the company's commitment to the global transfer of knowledge, Karger content is published predominantly in English, with a strong focus on basic and clinical research, and is in general available electronically online.
Institutions participating in the CAUL Read & Publish Agreement include:
Corresponding authors from institutions listed under 'Participating institutions' may publish immediately to open access on the publisher's platform once the article has been accepted, with no transactional APCs.
Articles from authors at member institutions will be published under a CC-BY-NC license, which allows reuse (with some conditions) while protecting the authors' rights of acknowledgment as authors.
Submit your article via the publisher's submission platform. Links to submit are provided on each journal's page on the publisher website.
View the Karger Publishers' website for information for authors.
The publisher undertakes manual checks to identify authors eligible for open access publishing under the terms of the agreement. Contact the publisher if you have any questions about this process. Contact details are available on the publisher's information for authors page.
This agreement is for a single year (2022) on an opt-in basis.
The agreement provides perpetual access to Karger Backfiles (Backfiles were previously a separate purchase. Archives are available for separate purchase).
From August 2021, Karger will provide regular publishing reports with article level information.
Librarians can sign up to receive alerts when new articles are published. View the publisher's information for librarians for more information.