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We welcome your interest in reviewing one of our publications.

Please use this order form to obtain a free review copy.

If you would like to make a claim, please write to us at:

Frequently asked questions

Do you have a question about review copy orders? Here are answers to some frequently asked questions.

Who can order a free review copy?

We are happy to provide free review copies to journal editors and journalists who wish to review a specific publication. You can also order review copies if an academic journal, periodical, radio/TV program, scientific blog, or similar has agreed to publish your book review.

Why are some titles not available as free review copy?

We send out free review copies for titles published by De Gruyter and our imprints:

  • De Gruyter Akademie Forschung
  • De Gruyter Oldenbourg
  • De Gruyter Mouton
  • De Gruyter Saur
  • Birkhäuser
  • Deutscher Kunstverlag
  • jovis
  • düsseldorf university press.

If you would like to request a review copy from one of our partner publishers, please contact that publisher directly.

Please understand that we can only distribute a limited number of print copies for review purposes. In most cases, we will be able to provide an eBook version. In some cases, there are also restrictions on distributing eBooks as free review copies.

We do not provide review copies of print-on-demand titles from our book archive (reprints).

To whom should I send the published review?

Please send a copy of the published review (ideally as a PDF file) to:

While we would prefer to receive a digital copy of your review, you may also send a hard copy to the following address:

Genthiner Straße 13
10785 Berlin

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