Founded in 1683, Brill is a publishing house with a rich history and a strong international focus. The company’s head office is in Leiden, (The Netherlands) with a branch office in Boston, Massachusetts (USA). Brill was listed at the Amsterdam Stock exchange in 1896. Brill shares have been publicly traded since 1997. Summarized market details for Brill can be found on Euronext. Brill’s publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences.
Brill publications also include the imprints Brill | Nijhoff, Brill | Rodopi, Brill | Hes & De Graaf and Hotei Publishing. Brill’s publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences. Brill has developed distinctive platforms for its online resources.
In addition to its journals and books publishing programmes, Brill also offers reference works and primary source materials, including prestigious publications such as the Encyclopedia of Islam, Brill’s New Pauly and The Hague Academy Collected Courses. Primary sources usually refer to original material, which scholars study and interpret as a basis for their own academic works. Brill’s Primary Source Collections include scanned printed or handwritten texts, e.g. pre-modern archival documents, Oriental manuscripts, but also printed art sales catalogues and contemporary human rights reports.
Brill hosts the electronic versions of its product range on its own dedicated platforms: brillonline.com
Brill’s main subject areas are:
- African Studies
Brill is a member of the STM Association.