The UVK publishing company will in future focus on the area of Textbook. Another focus is on specialist books on the topics of business, tourism and sports. Textbooks under the brand utb deal with topics from the fields of business administration, Economics, tourism, sports, health, computer science and Engineering, Public Relations, journalism, media and communication studies, Film, sociology as well as politics and history.
The work of the UVK publishing company is conducted at the locations in Konstanz and Munich. In Konstanz, the departments of production, E-Book-production and distribution, as well as the history of editing; in Munich, the utb supervised program, as well as technical books from the fields of Economics, tourism and Sport.
In the course of the realignment, Dr. Jürgen Schechler the end of the year will occur in the management of the UVK publishing company – an equal footing with the long-time Executive Director, Walter Engstle. Since February 2011, Schechler for the textbook program UVK Lucius (Economics) is responsible. In addition, he developed together with his Team, a technical book program with the emphasis on Management. Until 2010, he headed the review of economic and social Sciences at Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag. At the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, he teaches publishing economic practice in the course book science.
“With the current focus, as well as new collaborations with the ‘eLibrary’ from Vahlen or the ‘study-e-books’ (utb), we are positioned as a scientific publisher for the digital challenges,” says managing Director Walter Engstle.
The UVK publishing company
In 1963, the University publishing house Konstanz is launched. In 2001, the establishment of the UVK Verlagsgesellschaft mbH follows. Since the year 2002, the UVK publishing company, Co-partner of utb is in Stuttgart, and strengthens and the program expanded to offer from utb with textbooks. In the year 2017, with the UVK publishing house company sells your book, program in journalism/PR and Film, as well as all the scientific publications of the communication and media science and sociology at the Herbert von Halem publishing house, Cologne. With its business titles for Management, tourism & sports, Information & technology, as well as the study & profession, with the program areas of Economics and history and his extensive textbook program for the utb the UVK publishing company aligns itself strategically.
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