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oekom science is the academic platform for all those who research, publish, gain new insights and share ideas on ecology, sustainable development and societal transformation.

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Become part of the oekom-science community with your book: benefit from our know-how, comprehensive distribution services and targeted book marketing.

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Our scientific journals offer your research a quality-controlled environment and the widest possible dissemination - while maintaining high ethical, environmental and quality standards.


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Do you as a scientific institution, research sponsor, association or foundation regularly produce new research results? Then start a book series with oekom science.

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We provide personal advice on all matters relating to the publication of journals. With oekom science, the contents of your journal will be widely distributed, remain visible and permanently available.

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From climate to agriculture, from environmental psychology to transformative research: as an independent publisher, we publish journals and books from 20 disciplines.


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For our journals we provide a quality-controlled environment and strive for the widest possible dissemination – while maintaining high ethical, environmental and quality standards.

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 Cooperating with universities, scientists and institutions, we publish several scientific book series.

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oekom science supports Open Access and thus the goal of the widest possible dissemination of scientific publications – for our books and scientific journals.


11. March 2024 | Awards

Marion Meyers wins 2024 GAIA Masters Student Paper Award!

Marion Meyers' paper, »A conviviality perspective on machine learning: Discussing the appropriateness of artificial intelligence to a degrowth context,« has captured the attention of the award jury. Her work boldly connects the critical topics of degrowth and artificial intelligence, applying an innovative interdisciplinary approach. With a robust academic foundation, Marion Meyers is committed to using her expertise in digital technologies to promote social and environmental justice. Find more details on the GAIA Masters Student Paper Award here.

14. February 2024 | Ethical practices

Raumforschung und Raumordnung joins COPE

We're excited to announce that our journal Raumforschung und Raumordnung | Spatial Research and Planning (RuR) has joined the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). This affiliation underlines the journal’s and publisher‘s commitments to ethical publishing standards, offering transparency and integrity in all processes. COPE's support and resources further our mission to uphold and promote ethical practices in research and publication.

For more details, visit COPE and RuR online.

18. October 2023 | Tools

Tools for transdisciplinary research

Are you engaged in transdisciplinary and transformative research? The journal GAIA regularly publishes helpful tools and methods for the transdisciplinary research process: From toolkits to frameworks to participatory research methods.

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We are independent and oriented towards the common good; we are committed to sustainable corporate governance, ethical publishing and the quality of our publications.

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We support early career scientists in publishing their research results, writing a book or article, choosing a suitable journal – and we award a prize for excellent master theses.

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oekom has been publishing excellent science on ecology and sustainability for over 35 years. We are proud of the many award winners who share their knowledge and findings with the public.

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Do you want to make your own texts or the texts of other oekom authors available online or in another print product? We will be happy to advise you on this.

This is oekom science 

At oekom, we are convinced that science plays a central role in shaping a sustainable future. That is why we provide the platform oekom science: Here, we concentrate our activities and services for academia and enable scientists to publish their work, exchange ideas and gain new insights.

We make sure your work gets the attention it deserves.

oekom science is a publishing branch of oekom. Founded in 1990, oekom is an independent publishing house committed to sustainable management and ethical publishing. oekom's primary aim is not to make profit, but to contribute to societal transformation. oekom publishes a variety of scholarly books and journals on issues relevant to a sustainable future.

Quality and personal contact are our top priorities, because we want you to feel that you are in good hands. You benefit from the fact that we are familiar with your topics and that we understand our business - from design to editing, production and dissemination to open access and peer review.


Contact us 

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Dr. Ulrike Sehy

Head of Journals Department

Phone: +49 89 544184 - 265 | +41 43 311 07 85

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Clemens Herrmann

Projektmanagement Sach- & Fachbuch

Tel.: +49 89 544184 - 213

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