Amsterdam University Press (AUP) was established in 1992 by the University of Amsterdam. Within a few years AUP has built up a publishing list of more than 1,400 titles. The scholarly and trade publications of AUP are available in Dutch or English and relate to subjects in the area of humanities (language and literature, history, film studies, art) and social sciences.
In 2005, Amsterdam University Press launched the Amsterdam Academic Archive (AAA), bringing important scholarly out of print titles back into print and making them available to an international reading audience. As well as a paper edition, each title will be also available digitally.
AUP has four editorial advisory councils, consisting of prominent and knowledgeable Dutch and Belgian scholars, judge all publications based on their academic standards.
Architecture, Art History, Asian Studies, Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Dissertations, Educational Policy, Film and Media Studies, History, History of Science, Literature, Marine Studies, Philosophy, Policy Studies, Political Science, Regional Studies and Social Science.
AUP publishes many titles that are appropriate for educational purposes, especially for university level education. These are also publications for education in Dutch as a second language or for building upon secondary education. Many scholarly titles of AUP are suited for university or high school level.