Our Story

About Yale University Press London

Yale University Press London is a subsidiary of Yale University, publishing a complementary list of books with its American counterpart Yale University Press for the UK, Europe and the world.

First established as a marketing base Yale University Press London was incorporated as a charitable company in 1984 with the principle object to foster, promote, maintain and advance the education of the public. Yale University Press London now originates about 60 new books each year and has a pre-eminent reputation for Art and History publishing and specialises in addition in Current Affairs, Politics, Literature, Religion and Music.

Yale University Press London is renowned for publishing the highest quality serious scholarship for a broader audience, for the vision and care that goes into every book editorially and aesthetically and for championing Arts and Humanities.  As a contemporary global publisher, Yale University Press London is committed to being representative and inclusive, having authors and ideas of greatest diversity and to publishing books which have a lasting impact.

Our Mission

By publishing serious works that contribute to a global understanding of human affairs, Yale University Press aids in the discovery and dissemination of light and truth, lux et veritas, which is a central purpose of Yale University. The publications of the Press are books and other materials that further scholarly investigation, advance interdisciplinary inquiry, stimulate public debate, educate both within and outside the classroom, and enhance cultural life. In its commitment to increasing the range and vigor of intellectual pursuits within the university and elsewhere, Yale University Press continually extends its horizons to embody university publishing at its best.

Our Values

TEAMWORK – We respect and support each other, working closely together, appreciating we are stronger together
EXCELLENCE – We are committed to reinforcing and building on our reputation for world class scholarly books which reach beyond the academy
EVOLVING – We are ambitious and innovative, constantly seeking to improve and to focus more outwardly
CARE – We seek to nurture and develop all our staff in a kindly and supportive, open and inclusive culture which befits the charity
ENTHUSIASM – We are proud to work for Yale and dedicated to the books we create