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Authors, choose Quæ!

Quæ, first French Public Publisher for Natural Science

At the intersection of sciences and societal debate, Quæ Editions support the production and distribution of scientific works, in French or English, for scholars, practioners, decision-makers, as well as the general public.
Unique in France, Quæ Editions are supported by three Frencg research institutes: INRAE, Cirad, Ifremer.

    Choose Quæ!   

Benefit from the experience and advice of a publishing house founded in 2006.

Highest quality publication: peer review and editorial board and commitee expertise are guaranteed.

Widely accessible in multiple formats: benefit from technological know-how, with an XML-structured publishing chain for digital publications (PDF and ePub).

Open access option for even more impact.

Benefit from national and international distribution, as well as a personalized communication for your book.

Benefit from a wide international distribution for your book, in bookstores and on numerous online sale and distribution sites.


  • First French public publisher in the scientific and technical sector.
  • 50 new titles published annually in Life and Earth Sciences and Human and Social Sciences, with an interdisciplinary approach.
  • A catalogue of more than 1,500 titles on agriculture and environment, biodiversity and climate change, ocean and marine resources, food, health etc.
  • More than 100 titles in English.


    Think Open Access!   

Choosing open access increases the visibility of your scientific works and results, as readers enjoy a free and unrestricted access to your publications. Since 2019, a specific site is dedicated to these books: Our books are also distributed on the major specialized platforms (DOAB, OpenEdition Books etc.)


  • Ebooks (PDF and ePub) freely downloadable, with 13,000 downloads a month*
  • 220 titles (August 2023)
  • A DOI assigned to each work
  • Works under Creative Commons license

   *on average 

    Submit your editorial project!   

Contact us to discuss your publication projects and send your publication requests and manuscripts to

We are here to support and accompany you!


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