E. Schweizerbart

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Schweizerbart Science Publishers (E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung)
Status active
Founded 1826
Founder Emanuel Schweizerbart
Country of origin Germany
Headquarters location Stuttgart
Distribution worldwide
Nonfiction topics Botany, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Life Sciences.
Fiction genres scientific
Official website www.schweizerbart.com

E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung is a Stuttgart, Germany scholarly publisher established in 1826 by Wilhelm Emanuel Schweizerbart. The company and its affiliate Borntraeger Science publishers actively publish numerous English-language scholarly journals, monographs and books series in the Earth and environmental sciences (geology, paleontology, mineralogy, stratigraphy), the life sciences (botany, zoology, aquatic ecology, soil science) and physical (medical) anthropology.

In its early years, the publishing house gained acclaim in Germany for publishing groundbreaking geological and paleontological works, among them the German-language edition of Darwin's "The Origin of Species". Many landmark papers in journals such as Palaeontographica, Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie are still relevant today.

The company is privately owned by two scientist, and are not part of a larger entity.

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