World Scientific Publishing

Publisher Profile

World Scientific Publishing is a family-owned publishing house established in 1981 with only five employees in a tiny office. Today, the company employs more than 200 staff at its headquarters in Singapore and 450 globally. We have offices in London, Munich, Geneva, New Jersey, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Taipei, Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Chennai and Tel Aviv. In about three decades, it has established itself as one of the leading scientific publishers in the world, and the largest international scientific publisher in the Asia-Pacific region.

World Scientific publishes about 600 new titles a year and 130 journals in various fields. Many of our books are recommended texts adopted by renowned institutions such as Harvard University, California Institute of Technology, Stanford University and Princeton University.

We have a flexibility and closeness with our authors that we're proud of and which we feel makes us stand out from other scientific publishers. Our aim is to create the highest quality, knowledge-based products and to enable continuous learning for the global scientific and professional communities.

We price our books with affordability in mind and publish many books in both hard and soft cover; also, e-book versions too across all the common formats. We have a direct partnership with Google to ensure your book can be easily discovered and browsed, and we're also one of the first publishers to work with Amazon on their Search Inside programme. More recently, our books are indexed by Thomson Reuters Books Citation Index and Scopus - improving discoverability and tracking citations.

World Scientific Europe
Our London offices, based in the historic area of Covent Garden, are at the centre of European operations for World Scientific. If you want to get in touch with one of our Europe-based members of staff, you can reach us at:

Editorial/Production general enquires:

Royalty enquiries should be directed to our Singapore office accounts department:

If you're interested in publishing with us, please see Publish With Us for further information and contact details.       


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World Scientific Publishing
57 Shelton Street | London | WC2H 9HE
Tel: 020 7438 9872

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