Cambridge University Press is part of the University of Cambridge. We further the University's mission by disseminating knowledge in the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence.
Cambridge published its first book in 1584 making it the oldest publishing house in the world. Our peer-reviewed publishing lists comprise over 50,000 titles covering academic research, professional development, over 300 research journals, school-level education, English language teaching and Bible publishing. This list is growing at a rate of nearly 4,000 ISBNs every year and spans subjects from aesthetics through to zoology.
Playing a leading role in today's global market place, we have over 50 offices around the globe, and distribute our products to nearly every country in the world. A pioneer in our field, we are committed to supporting innovation in learning and teaching. We publish without boundaries, ensuring our resources are accessible across the globe, in print, online and other digital formats.
The African Branch of Cambridge University Press
The African Branch of Cambridge University Press, based in Cape Town, is responsible for all countries in sub-Saharan Africa. In addition to its marketing responsibilities, the Branch is pursuing a wide range of publishing activities in East, West, Central and Southern Africa, the main thrust of which is aimed at the school market.
Our energetic local publishing programme has published several thousand titles by African authors since the establishment of the Branch in 1995. Some of our most recognised brands include Study & Master, Ken & Verstaan, The Little Library, Rainbow Reading, Stay Tuned and Keys to Learning.
In South Africa, we publish titles in all 11 official languages, and we also pursue an extensive programme of mother tongue (main language) publishing for countries across the continent, producing titles in over 34 local African languages under joint imprint with local agents in each country.
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