Edinburgh University Press is a forward-looking, independent university press and the premier Scottish publisher of academic books and journals.
Founded over fifty years ago, the Press became a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Edinburgh in 1992. Books and journals published by the Press bear 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. The Press has a reputation for publishing books and journals of an enviably high quality – in content and production – in the humanities and social sciences. As of August 2004 the Press has Charitable Status, charity number SC 035813.
Committed to the Furthering of Knowledge
We are committed to furthering knowledge and making innovative and rigorous scholarship available to the widest possible readership through our wide range of research publications including materials which are available on-line. The Press also plays a prominent role in the development of education by providing stimulating, well-designed textbooks for students and their teachers. Seeking excellence in its chosen subjects, the Press aims to strike a balance between imaginative flair, scholarly rigour, and commercial reality, to produce academic books of the highest quality.
Promoting Culture and Learning
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 and as well as being a leading UK academic publisher we aim to be the pre-eminent publisher of serious books about Scotland.
The Personal Approach
The Press is proud of its close working relationships with authors, journal editors and suppliers. We offer close personal attention from the commissioning stage through to cover design, publication and beyond, and believe a sympathetic and flexible approach can complement high professional standards in manuscript preparation, book design and marketing.We aim to make the process of book and journal publishing pleasurable, supported by enthusiastic and professional staff.