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Parent companyJohn Wiley & Sons
FounderGerman Chemical Society
Country of originGermany
Headquarters locationWeinheim
Publication typesacademic journals, books
Official websitewww.wiley-vch.de

Wiley-VCH is a German publisher owned by John Wiley & Sons. It was founded in 1921 as Verlag Chemie (VCH stands for Verlag Chemie[1]) by two German "learned societies". Later, it was merged into the German Chemical Society (GDCh). It has been owned by John Wiley & Sons since 1996.[2]


  1. ^ von Lewinski, Silke. Indigenous Heritage and Intellectual Property: Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore. ISBN 9041124926.
  2. ^ About Wiley-VCH on the Wiley website

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