Springer Science+Business Media

Springer Science+Business Media, commonly known as Springer, is a German multinational publishing company of books, e-books and peer-reviewed journals in science, humanities, technical and medical (STM) publishing.[1]

Springer Science+Business Media
Founded10 May 1842; 179 years ago (1842-05-10) (as Springer-Verlag)
FounderJulius Springer
Country of originGermany
Headquarters locationBerlin/Heidelberg, Germany
Nonfiction topicsScience, technology, medicine, business, transport and architecture
Owner(s)Springer Nature
Official websitewww.springer.com

Originally founded in 1842 in Berlin, it expanded internationally in the 1960s, and through mergers in the 1990s and a sale to venture capitalists it fused with Wolters Kluwer and eventually became part of Springer Nature in 2015. Springer has major offices in Berlin, Heidelberg, Dordrecht, and New York City.