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Postal Charges
Back Issues
Sample Copies
Subscription Rates


Our journals are available by annual subscription or as single issues of the current volume.

Please note that we have contracted out our order processing and accounts management to Rhenus Medien Logistik GmbH. Please direct all orders and claims to

Rhenus Medien Logistik GmbH & Co. KG
Justus-von-Liebig-Str. 1
86899 Landsberg
Tel.: +49-(0)8191-97000-881
Fax: +49-(0)8191-97000-103
e-mail: degruyter@de.rhenus.com

In the case of a change of address, please also provide the old address and the title of the journal in question. Cancellation of orders must reach the publisher six weeks before completion of an annual volume.

When changing the number of subscriptions, please remember to specify the new quantity required on your continuation order.

Unless otherwise stated all subscriptions will be continued until further notice.


When making inquiries concerning subscriptions please quote the customer number, order number, invoice number and date. We also require the title of the journal, the reference number of your subscription, as well as the number of the missing issue(s) or volume(s) and details of the number of issues required on the continuation order.

Also, when making inquiries concerning journals supplied directly, please quote the complete full customer address.

Claims for missing issues or volumes can only be accepted within three months of publication.

Postal Charges

In our list of subscription rates you will find detailed information concerning postal charges.

Subscrption rates can either be downloaded as a pdf-file or as an Excel spreadsheet or can be ordered directly from customerservice@degruyter.com. Domestic and foreign postal charges are quoted separately and cover the cost of one annual subscription. When booksellers request direct delivery to customers we charge a further 3% of the sales price in addition to the relevant postage. Charges for postage and handling cover the cost of delivery from the publishers. If airmail delivery is required, please state this on your order.


Most of our journals are available in electronic form as well. More information can be obtained here or on the web page of the respective journal.

Access to a title for more than one institution or site requires an individual agreement. Please send requests to (e-journals@degruyter.com).

Terms and conditions for electronic access can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Back Issues

Details on availability and prices of recent back volumes and issues will be provided on request from customerservice@degruyter.com. All volumes of the majority of our journals* with the noted exception of the current volume are being offered by

Schmidt Periodicals GmbH, Bad Feilnbach
Tel.: (+49) 80 64 – 221
Fax: (+49) 80 64 – 557
Email: schmidt@periodicals.com

Schmidt Periodicals

(* For periodicals not included in this agreement, please refer to the distribution address provided by the link "Back Issues" on the homepage of the periodical.)

Sample Copies

If the journal is available online, a free electronic sample issue can be accessed on the website of the individual journal.

Subscription Rates

Subscription rates can either be downloaded as a pdf-file or as an Excel spreadsheet or can be ordered directly from customerservice@degruyter.com.