Karger Publishers is a worldwide publisher of scientific and medical content based in Basel, Switzerland. It is independent and family-led in the fourth generation by Chairwoman and Publisher Gabriella Karger. Connecting and advancing health sciences since 1890, Karger has been continuously evolving, keeping pace with the current developments and shifts in research and publishing. 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 in health sciences. Karger Publishers has 240 employees and is present in 15 countries around the globe.
This page was lasted updated on 3 May 2023.
Institutions participating in the CAUL Read & Publish Agreement include:
Authors who do not see their institution listed above should contact library staff to enquire further.
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 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.