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Frankfurt Academic

The world’s largest fair for scientific and academic content.


The future of scientific publishing is decided here at Frankfurter Buchmesse. Nowhere else will you get a more comprehensive overview of all the different options for academic publishing. Learn about the latest innovations and trends for information management and the exchange of knowledge. Network with the most important minds in the industry.



Find out how knowledge and information will be disseminated and communicated in the future. The latest technologies and platforms presented here are ground-breaking for digital publishing and all related business models. Research, cooperation, publishing, networking, teaching and learning – all in the Frankfurt Academic section at Frankfurter Buchmesse.


Your advantages

  • Discover innovations, trends and market developments in the scientific field
  • Experience our specialist programme at the new format Frankfurt Conference on 15 October with its own academic track
  • Network with international scientific publishers, companies, service providers and start-ups, among many others at the new Academic Business Hub
  • The Academic & Professional Information Stage, the International Library Centre (ILC), and the Academic Tech Start-up Area provide space for exciting events on current topics in scientific publishing

Your appearance at Frankfurt Academic

Here you can find all the possibilities to exhibit and all the stages at a glance

What to expect at Frankfurt Academic

Food for thought

The third edition of the popular Seminar & Business Breakfast with SSP and The Scholarly Kitchen will take place on 14 October. It combines top-class speakers, international developments and trends in scientific and academic publishing with a free business breakfast. This goes from 8.30 am to 9 am. The conference begins immediately afterwards (9 am to 11 am).

Academic & Professional Information Stage

On trade visitor days, this popular stage in Hall 4.2 serves as an international networking area for the STM & Academic Publishing, Specialist Information industry. It is the ideal space for product presentations, current industry trends and, at the weekend, also for career topics as part of Campus Weekend.

The International Library Centre (ILC)

The International Library Centre (ILC) is the innovation hub for libraries. Experts in information science can network here at meetings with a highly focused atmosphere.

New experiences in science

News about Frankfurt Academic

  • Angela Cochran


    "We seem to be at a moment when all eyes are on publishers to propose new models."

    Angela Cochran, Managing Director and Publisher at the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) on the future of scholarly publishing.

  • Arnoud de Kemp APE Berlin


    "Open Access will become normal. Data publishing will grow fast."

    How will academic publishing further evolve? Arnoud de Kemp, organiser of the APE conference in Berlin, about the relevance of open access and science and an industry in transition.

Attention exhibitors!

Take advantage of the many opportunities to exhibit at Frankfurt Academic to raise awareness of yourself and what you have to offer.