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Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh University Press is one of the leading university presses in the UK. We publish academic books and journals in our selected subject areas across the humanities and social sciences, combining cutting-edge scholarship with high editorial and production values to produce academic works of lasting importance.  The Press is a global ambassador for the University of Edinburgh, distributing our books and journals worldwide each year. Our publications carry the imprimatur of one of Britain’s oldest and most distinguished centres of learning and enjoy the highest academic standards through the scholarly appraisal of the Press Committee.

Scotland has a long tradition of furthering learning and intellectual debate and promoting awareness of new ideas. Edinburgh University Press is part of that heritage. As well as being a leading UK academic publisher we aim to be the pre-eminent publisher of serious books about Scotland.

We are committed to furthering knowledge and making innovative and rigorous scholarship available to the widest possible readership through our range of research publications. These include scholarly monographs and reference works, and journals available in print and online. The Press also plays a prominent educational role by providing stimulating, well-designed textbooks for students and lecturers.

Established: 1949

Publications (yearly average): 250 books, 50 journals

Types of books published: Our main subject areas across our books and journals programmes are: classics and ancient history, critical editions, film and media studies, historical studies, Islamic and Middle Eastern studies, language and linguistics, law, literary studies, philosophy, politics, reference, religion, Scottish studies

Submission details: see the Edinburgh University Press website