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Brill and Higher Education Press Announce New Journal Partnership

Brill and Higher Education Press Announce New Journal Partnership

Beijing (CH) / Leiden (NL) - 1 September 2011

Today, at the Beijing International Book Fair a Journal 
Co-publication Agreement has been signed between Higher Education 
Press (Beijing) and Brill (Leiden). As of 2012 Brill will be 
responsible for the international print and online distribution 
of six scholarly journals in the Frontiers of China series, while 
Higher Education Press will be responsible for the Chinese 

The Frontiers of China series was founded by Higher Education 
Press and presents the best of Chinese scholarship to the world. 
The list of journals contracted with Brill includes the following 

Frontiers of Business Research in China

Frontiers of Economics in China

Frontiers of Education in China

Frontiers of History in China

Frontiers of Literary Studies in China

Frontiers of Philosophy in China

These titles were previously distributed by Springer.

Weiping Zha (Deputy Editor-in-Chief at HEP) said: "Brill has 
always been dedicated to the dissemination of China's academic 
achievement. The alliance between Brill and HEP will surely 
deepen the collaboration in areas such as resource sharing, 
business development, marketing, service platform building, and 
so on. We believe that our cooperation will surely lay a solid 
foundation for a promising and fruitful future."

Sam Bruinsma (Vice President Business Development at Brill) 
added: "Brill is delighted with this partnership between our two 
publishing houses. It's a tribute to the growing importance of 
Chinese scholarship, not only in sciences, but in the humanities 
and social sciences as well. We are grateful for this opportunity 
to cooperate in the publication and distribution of these six 
outstanding journals. They are a highly valuable contribution to 
our package of now 175 scholarly journals."

For ordering 2012 subscriptions for these six journals, please 
contact Brill at brill@turpin-distribution.com. For questions 
about subscriptions please contact sales@brill.nl or for the 
Americas cs@brillusa.com.

Higher Education Press

Founded in 1954, Higher Education Press (HEP), a core member of 
China Education, is a comprehensive publisher providing a wide 
range of educational resources and services for higher education, 
vocational education, adult education, and lifelong education. 
Devoted to promoting the educational, academic and cultural 
development, HEP offers high quality books, audio-visual 
publications, digital and online resources, etc, among which over 
1,000 titles were granted national awards, and HEP was awarded 
with the titles of National Outstanding Publisher, Top 100 
Publishers in China, etc. At the beginning of the new century, 
based on educational publishing, HEP's business has expanded to 
academic publishing, digital publishing, teacher training, etc. A 
brand new HEP is ready for the future opportunities and 
challenges. Please visit www.hep.com.cn.


Founded in 1683 in Leiden, the Netherlands, BRILL is a leading 
international academic publisher in the fields of Ancient Near 
East and Egypt; Middle East and Islamic Studies; Asian Studies 
(incl. Hotei imprint and Global Oriental imprint); Classical 
Studies; Medieval and Early Modern Studies; contemporary History 
and History of War studies; Biblical and Religious Studies; 
Slavic Studies; Language & Linguistics; Biology; Science (VSP 
imprint); Human Rights and International Law (Martinus Nijhoff 
imprint). With offices in Leiden and Boston (MA), Brill today 
publishes more than 150 journals and around 600 new books and 
reference works each year. In principle all publications are made 
available in both print and electronic form. Under the imprint of 
IDC Publishers a large number of research collections are 
marketed in the academic fields named above. Key customers are 
academic and research institutions, libraries, and scholars. 
BRILL is a publicly traded company and listed on Euronext 
Amsterdam NV. For further information please visit: www.brill.nl

Sam Bruinsma
Vice President Business Development & E-Publishing
BRILL | Leiden | Boston