Campus publishing house

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Campus Verlag GmbH

legal form GmbH
founding 1975
Seat Frankfurt am Main , Germany

The Campus-Verlag was founded in 1975 by Frank Schwoerer as publisher of critical social sciences founded. It is based in Frankfurt am Main .


Over the years, the publishing program expanded to include the areas of economics (especially management), professional, financial and study guides and popular non-fiction books with a focus on politics, economics, society and history.

In 1995 Thomas Carl Schwoerer, the founder's son, took over the management. In 2001, Schwoerer was named “Publisher of the Year” by Buchmarkt magazine . In July 2011 the publishing house had 36 employees. Around 200 new titles appear every year, half of which are aimed at a specialist academic audience and students. One of the publisher's most successful non-fiction books in recent times was the title Simplify your life by Werner Tikiüstenmacher and Israel abolishes itself (2012) by Gershom Gorenberg .

In February 2015, Campus-Verlag was completely taken over by the Beltz publishing group , which had previously held 50% of the shares.


The publisher's authors include:


The campus program consists of five series.

  • Campus non-fiction
  • Campus guide
  • Campus Business
  • Campus audio book
  • Campus science


  • Frank Schwoerer: The mountains of books that I have prepared . A publisher's memories. Campus, Frankfurt am Main / New York 1998, ISBN 3-593-35919-7 (= library of the Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels e.V. ).

Web links

Commons : Campus-Verlag  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ↑ The publisher's website, About the Publisher , accessed on July 7, 2013.
  2. Book branch: Beltz swallows campus publishing house . In: Handelsblatt , February 6, 2015