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Beyond words.

Welcome to the publishing industry's largest event. But it's about much more than books: Each year in October, ideas that change the world are born in Frankfurt!

Frankfurter Buchmesse is the world's most important trading place for printed and digital content, but it is also an incredible social and cultural experience that offers a wide range of exciting events. In 2018, Frankfurt will host the seventieth book fair.



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STM & Academic Publishing, Specialist Information.

When you visit Frankfurter Buchmesse, you're also visiting the largest international fair for publishers of STM, academic and specialist information. Hall 4.2 is the ideal networking and knowledge hub for scientists, students, publishers, service providers, librarians and anyone interested in specialised fields.

Frankfurt EDU.

Frankfurt EDU is our international platform for innovative concepts, content and technology within the education sector. Come and help shape the trends that will define the future of learning.

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Campus Weekend

Campus Weekend.

The weekend for students at Frankfurter Buchmesse features a Science Slam, scientific lectures and career planning tips. Students who get there early will be treated to a free breakfast. Don't miss out!

Self-Publishing Area.

70 years of human rights awareness: ARE YOU ON THE SAME PAGE?

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On The Same Page.

Human rights are the building blocks of peace and the foundation of every free, democratic society. Everyone can help protect these universal rights. Are you on the same page? Then take part in the joint campaign of Frankfurter Buchmesse and the German Publishers and Booksellers Association: Prepare book tables, readings and events to raise awareness.

Publishing Services & Retail Stage.

Make sure your business can take advantage of our open market for innovation drivers, change managers and organisational developers. Benefit from the expertise of approximately 50 industry experts.

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Eine Frau und ein Mann halten einen Vortrag in einem Restaurant.


Frankfurt is celebrating books, the written word, literature and ideas. Frankfurter Buchmesse's international festival for literature, stories and ideas offers author readings in the new Frankfurt Pavilion, best-seller events at the fair as well as poetry slams, tastings and discussion rounds in the best locations in Frankfurt. Don't miss out!

Cosplay Area.

Künstliche Intelligenz

Artificial Intelligence.

Exciting insights into the future of publishing like neural networks and deep learning – this is what Frankfurter Buchmesse offers. Experience how the future of creative industries and the publishing industry is being shaped now.


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Mega-readings, bestselling authors and stars of the literary industry. Experience your favorite writer up close. From Cecelia Ahern over Sebastian Fitzek to Günter Wallraff, many famous authors visit Frankfurter Buchmesse.

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Gourmet Gallery.

The Gourmet Gallery is the perfect place to learn all about the latest trends and innovations in food and lifestyle. Go on a culinary tour of more than 30 country kitchens in the Gourmet Salon and witness international chefs create delicious meals live on stage in the Showkitchen.


Weltempfang - We need to talk - Flüchtlingspolitik

The place for open exchange and political dialogue – that is the Weltempfang. Relevant topics are discussed: What are the causes of anti-political developments? Let us find the answers together.

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Audiobook Conference.

Quo vadis audiobook? These and other questions are answered by experts at the Audiobook Conference at Frankfurter Buchmesse. Get exclusive insights into one of the fastest growing segments of the publishing industry.


An overview of the topics of Frankfurter Buchmesse is provided by our audio guide.

Visit the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2018 and don't miss a single highlight.