Presses polytechniques et universitaires romandes

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Presses polytechniques et universitaires romandes
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Founded 1980[1]
Country of origin Switzerland
Headquarters location Lausanne
Key people Jacques Neirynck
Fiction genres Academic
Imprints EPFL Press
Collection Le savoir suisse
Official website www.ppur.org

The Presses polytechniques et universitaires romandes (PPUR, literally "Polytechnic and university press of French-speaking Switzerland") is a Swiss academic publishing house.

It is based in Lausanne, on the Lausanne campus, in the Rolex Learning Center.[2]

The Presses polytechniques et universitaires romandes has an English-language imprint called EPFL Press.

Publications[edit]

The Presses polytechniques et universitaires romandes edit the collection "Le savoir suisse" (literally "The Swiss knowledge"). This series was created in 2002. Between 2002 and 2012, it edited 88 books and sold 150'000 copies (in French).[3] 28 of these books were translated, mainly in German.[3]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ (French) La maison d'édition (page visited on 11 October 2013).
  2. ^ http://www.ppur.org (page visited on 11 October 2013).
  3. ^ a b Nicolas Dufour, "La collection « Le Savoir suisse » vise d'autres terres", Le Temps, Thursday 1 November 2012.

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