Academy of Performing Arts in Prague

AMU Press – the Publishing House of Academy of Performing Arts is one of the leading Czech publishers in the areas of film, TV, photography, theatre, music and dance.



Fraus Publishing is the biggest Czech educational publishing house, ranking among leading advocates of interactive education in the Czech Republic. It provides a complete ‘system in education’ including printed textbooks, electronic documents, educational portal, online exercising, pupil comparative tests and subsequent evaluation and a program of further education for educators from all the schooling system levels – primary and secondary schools as well as schools of languages.



jakost - Jana Kostelecká

Jakost publishing house was founded in 2015. After publishing it’s first translation book D.O.M.E.K. (originally by Dwie Siostry, PL) and thorough the search of Czech market and lack of books for children and youth. Therefore and since jakost focuses on such books and themes like science, nature, music, architecture etc. Both translation and original titles. The very first original book for readers age 10+ called What Architects Are for was published
in 2019.



Lingea, s. r. o.

Lingea ranks among the most remarkable companies in the Czech Republic. Our love for languages in today’s globalized world constantly makes us strive to be number 1 in our field. We develop and publish the most comprehensive dictionaries, phrase books, tourist guides, grammar books, Speaktionaries etc. Currently, we are also bringing out a brand new series of modern language text books for major European languages. We are not just a publishing house but also a technological enterprise with the ability and know-how to change the world of linguistics.




The National Archives (until the end of 2004 the State Central Archive) is the central archive of the Czech Republic. In particular, it takes care of valuable documents that have been produced as part of the activities of state, municipal and municipal authorities and their historical predecessors.


Novela Bohemica, s. r. o.

We focus on novels, essays and poetry, but we publish non-fiction too. One of our most important books is the Czech-German bilingual monograph about architecture of the city Ústí nad Labem 1918–1938 with the title Vybudovali jsme...!/Wir haben gebaut...! Among other
bilingual publications, there is a Czech-English publication about the periphery of Prague called Serpentine Time. The Synagogue at Palmovka, and a Czech-English book of poems by Sylva Fisherová called A Church for Smokers.


Svět knihy

/ Book World Ltd.

Company founded by the Association of Czech Booksellers and Publishers. Its main activity is the organisation of the annual Book World Prague Fair, the promotion of books and literature and export of Czech books.




Baobab is an alternative publisher of illustrated books for children. The publishing house was established in 2000 and specialises in publishing original and translated interesting texts in collaboration with the young generation of artists. Baobab's books have won a number of awards, most recently the Bologna Ragazzi Award 2019 for the book „Panáček, pecka, švestka, poleno a zase panáček“.


HOST publishing house

Host has long been one of the most prestigious Czech publishers, especially in the area of contemporary Czech fiction (Kateřina Tučková, Petra Soukupová, Jiří Hájíček, Jan Němec, Alena Mornštajnová), translated fiction (Olga Tokarczuk, Fredrik Backman), crime novels and thrillers (Stieg Larsson, David Lagercrantz, Lars Kepler, Jussi Adler-Olsen, Peter May, Henning Mankell). Recently Host has been publishing also children´s books, sci-fi, fantasy, and YA.



Charles University, Karolinum Press

Karolinum Press, part of Charles University, publishes scholarly monographs, journals, and textbooks. Our independent series present prestigious publications on history and art history, language textbooks, and disciplinary and interdisciplinary series, including translations of foreign books focusing on literary science, history of culture, linguistics, and philosophy. Our special projects include books on Prague and Modern Czech Classics, particularly foreign language translations.


Masaryk University Press

With 400 new titles of books and 50 scholarly journals published annually, Masaryk University Press is a prominent academic publisher in the Czech Republic. Our mission is to make open  to the public the research results and scientific findings from the university, to help to enhance the prestige of the university in the professional community and in the society at large, to maintain the quality and credibility of academic publications, and to build partnerships between publishers – especially from academia – at the international level.



The Publishing Department is a special-purpose facility administering National Gallery Prague’s publishing activity
in close cooperation with art historians, curators, lecturers, collections, and the Gallery's library. The department’s expert output is determined by its specialist focus. Apart from traditional printed matter–exhibition catalogues, collection inventories, guides, professional journals, conference proceedings, artist monographs – we also publish specialist books about art and related fields (art theory and philosophy, museology, art history archives, etc.), books introducing the Gallery’s collections, and children’s books. Increased output by National Gallery staff (exhibitions, research, education, etc.) has also effected a substantial increase in the Department’s book production over the past few years. Books are published in foreign-language mutations, making them suitable items for interlibrary publication exchange, and presenting the Gallery as a developed institution.


Ottovo nakladatelství,
s. r. o. 

Ottovo nakladatelství is a traditional publishing house based in Prague, Czech Republic, with a subsidiary company in Bratislava, Slovakia. Its history reaches back to the late 19th century and it became well-known for its famous general encyclopedia (28 volumes, 1888–1909). After 1989 Ottovo nakladatelství has been reestablished and today continues in the original Jan Otto´s intention to publish books for wide public with the annual production of c. 150 titles in two languages, both original Czech and Slovak and translated.


FINIDR, s. r. o.

FINIDR printing house is one of the biggest producers of hardback and paperback books in Central Europe. The main reasons for our successful long-term cooperation with many leading domestic as well as European publishers are: individual approach to customers, flexibility, customer service in 5 languages, favourable prices, short term execution of
orders and deliveries, top quality and 26 years long tradition.



INFOA is a wholly independent publishing house based in the Czech Republic and it is dedicated to produce quality language and children materials. Founded in 1992, the company has enjoyed steady, rapid growth and currently has a list of over 1000 titles. INFOA language titles cater for both adult learners and children, at a wide range of levels and languages. In addition, INFOA’s list includes children’s board books, activity books, guides and colouring books for children as well as adults.


Labyrint & Raketa

The Labyrint publishing focuses on art books, fiction and comics. The sublabel Raketa is dedicated to children’s books. Labyrint also publishes Raketa, an original children’s magazine.



Nakladatelstvi Academia

The publishing house was established in the year 1953, formerly as the publishing house of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences. The name Academia has been used since 1966. Today Academia has a leading position among publishers in the Czech Republic. Academia publishes original scientific monographs and works by Czech scientists, also foreign classics in science, popular science, non-fiction, encyclopaedias, as well as quality fiction in the original Czech and in translation.


Národní technické muzeum

National Technical Museum is the bigges Czech institution specialized on museum exhibits of the technical field of study. The Museum now fully represents hundreds of years of technical ingenuity in 20 permanent exhibitions which are accompanied by many temporary exhibitions projects. Also, the accompanying and educational programmes for school are offered by the Museum. Currently, there are 70 000 of exhibits that are preserved and protected by the Museum.


PB tisk, a. s.

The PBtisk Company was founded in Příbram in 1990 by Pavel Baštář. Thanks to its customer-oriented approach and superior services, the company soon acquired a large number of happy customers and quickly grew. PBtisk a.s., currently has more than 180 employees, who produce about 3000 book titles every year.



Těšínská tiskárna,
a. s.

Printing company with 200 years tradition. Black / colour print. Soft / hard / flexo / halflinen bindings. Stamp, UV spot,
Foil Stamp.




Vutium Press was established in 1996. It publishes in numerous editions – original and translated university textbooks, monographs, handbooks, scientific writings, presentable and special editions.


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