Schattauer in Profile

Schattauer Publishers is an owner-managed company, founded in 1949.

More than 1.200 books available

Currently, about 1.200 books, ebooks and digital data are available from Schattauer (with 60 new publications approx. each year), mostly atlasses, text- and reference books for physicians and students as well as other health professionals. Numerous titles have been published in various languages, both by Schattauer as well as under license by international publishers. The color atlasses enjoy a worldwide reputation, especially the title "Opens external link in new windowAnatomy. A Photographic Atlas", which has already been published in 20 languages. By now a major emphasis lies on monographs and textbooks on psychosomatic medicine, psychiatry and psychotherapy. 

Professional journals for all medical specialists

21 journals on human and veterinary medicine, medical informatics, psychotherapy and psychiatry are another focus of Schattauer’s activities. “Nervenheilkunde” (Neurology) has the highest circulation of all Schattauer’s journals with about 30.000 copies per issue and 11 issues per year. The English-speaking journal “Thrombosis and Haemostasis” is distributed all around the world and due to its high impact factor offers a prominent international stage in the field of blood coagulation. In addition to the print versions, all journals are avaible online. In order to allow for the growing importance of web-based media, Schattauer founded its first electronic-only journal, ACI – Applied Clinical Informatics, in 2010.

Electronic media

Schattauer is also offering internet databases, CD’s and DVD’s to support learning and the diagnostic process as well as electronic supplements to its print products. 

Since 2008 readers of Schattauer journals can gain CME points for further education online. Since 2011 veterinarians can also access our ATF-Continuing education-module online.  

All-in service for events

Schattauer’s in-house department for seminars and congresses „Schattauer Convention“ organizes international congresses like the “IKTTP – Internationaler Kongress über Theorie und Therapie von Persönlichkeitsstörungen (International Congress on Theory and Therapy of Personality Disorders)”, “Neurobiologie der Psychotherapie (Neurobiology of Psychotherapy)“ and the „Deutsche Kongress für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie (German Congress on Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy)“ as well as numerous certified seminars for physicians and veterinarians.

Futhermore, Schattauer is co-operating with renowned instutions (e.g. Robert-Bosch-Stiftung, Akademie für Integrierte Medizin, Wissenschaftliches Institut der Ortskrankenkassen – WidO) as well as national and international medical associations.


Would you like to know even more about Schattauer? In 2009, we celebrated our 60th anniversary. On this occasion we issued an anniversary publication, which will give you further insight into our publishing house.