We publish scientific research results from the cultural sciences, humanities and social sciences as well as economics and law.
Tectum Verlag publishes the latest research results in over 50 series, thematically bundled and edited by renowned editors.
Tectum publishes outstanding, high-quality monographs in art studies as well as series titles on a broad range of topics and with numerous links to neighbouring disciplines, such as visual arts education, architecture, communication studies and religion.Learn more
Tectum’s collection of cultural studies publications encompasses all areas of cultural studies. In this strongly interdisciplinary research field, the authors explore the meaning of culture as an everyday practice and the constant cultural changes caused by globalisation processes.Learn more
Our economic publishing programme includes numerous works critical of globalisation and capitalism, as well as books on post-growth economics, post-materialism and business and corporate ethics. Sustainability, social and ecological responsibility, corporate social responsibility (CSR), as well as forward-looking, risk-conscious and resource-conserving economic activity – this is what Tectum Verlag stands for programmatically and entrepreneurially. We therefore already print individual works according to the environmentally friendly cradle-to-cradle process.Learn more
Tectum Verlag’s history programme includes in particular titles on modern and contemporary history in the fields of social history, cultural history and the history of ideas, as well as political history and the history of the GDR.Learn more
As a publishing house within Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, Tectum benefits from the proximity to the nationwide established legal programme of Nomos Verlag. Dissertations and monographs from all areas of jurisprudence are published in our series “Wissenschaftliche Beiträge aus dem Tectum Verlag: Rechtswissenschaft”. Our new series “Young Academics: Rechtswissenschaft” offers young legal scholars the ideal environment for publishing their first work.Learn more
Tectum publishes books, series and scholarly articles in German, English and Romance literary studies.Learn more
Tectum publishes musicological works of the highest quality. The titles in our music programme are characterised by high-quality typesetting, the latest design elements and high-quality band equipment.Learn more
A central component of our philosophy programme are the “Schriften aus dem Nachlass Wolfgang Harichs”, edited with further documents and materials by Dr Andreas Heyer and sponsored by the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation. Wolfgang Harich (1923-1995) is one of the most important and controversial intellectuals of the 20th century and is considered one of the most distinguished Marxist GDR philosophers.Learn more
The political science programme of Tectum Verlag publishes outstanding dissertations, edited volumes and theses from all sub-disciplines of political science – from political theory and government to international relations and European politics. Our academic publication series vouch for quality and innovative topics in political science and enable young scholars to publish quickly.Learn more
Even in the secular age, most people are searching for meaning and significance in their lives, and the number of religious groups and ideas is steadily increasing. Not least in view of the increasing diversity of cultures, the topic of religion is becoming more and more important. Religious studies content is therefore firmly anchored in the programme of Tectum Verlag.Learn more
In the constantly changing competitive society, the social sciences have the important task of analysing the causes and consequences of change and researching its effects on people. Numerous works published by Tectum Verlag are socially critical in this sense and take up current socio-politically relevant topics or intercultural issues.Learn more
Topics from the fields of social work and social education form an important part of our social science programme. Both purely theoretical and practice-oriented publications come together here. Collected volumes, monographs as well as outstanding dissertations and theses are published.Learn more
Books on sustainability topics such as consumerism or environmental ethics have characterised the Tectum Verlag programme for many years. Sustainability science is still a relatively young discipline that is both interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary. With the further development of the programme focus, we would like to bring these contributions together in one forum.Learn more
Our theatre studies programme brings together outstanding dissertations and theses on current developments in international theatre studies research with many links to related disciplines such as music and media studies, didactics, philosophy and politics. Young scholars in particular benefit from this interdisciplinary environment, which provides them with a forum for active participation in academic discourse.Learn more