Amsterdam University Press

Sales & Distribution

AUP’s publications appear both in print and digitally, and are sold in Asia, Australasia, Europe and North America through an extensive international network of agents and distributors.


Individual website purchases

Customers can purchase eBooks directly through this website. In order to download an eBook, you must install Adobe Digital Editions:

Using Adobe Digital Editions

To access your eBooks with Adobe Digital Editions, take the following steps:

  1. Install the Adobe Digital Editions app.
  2. Log in with your Adobe ID. If you don't have this yet, you can create it in the app.
  3. Click on the download link you received from AUP by email. You will then receive a license in the form of an .acsm file.
  4. Adobe Digital Editions will verify your license and then download the eBook in ePub or PDF format.
  5. You can now start reading.

Institutional purchases

Customers can purchase eBooks through our partner eBook vendors and aggregators. Important e-platform partners include

For information on our Open Access products and partners, visit Open Access.

Print Sales from the AUP Website

Payment Options

Payments are only possible by credit card or iDEAL.

Mandatory Telephone Number

Due to tightened COVID-19 measures, delivery cannot be executed without a telephone number. Amsterdam University Press will only share your telephone number with the delivery service so that your order can be fulfilled.

Delivery Time and COVID-19

Delivery time is dependent on postal services. Please note: there are major delays in shipments due to high increases in demand and with more orders being delivered to private addresses than ever before. Restrictions and delays across the globe due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic are beyond anyone's control, but publishers and distributors are doing their best despite the current situation.


Orders made directly to AUP will be charged in euros. Your credit card receipt may show the equivalent of the euro price in local currency.


For postage orders, AUP charges shipping costs:

Orders within the Netherlands and Belgium:

  • Under €20,- shipping costs are €2,50 per book;
  • No shipping costs for orders from €20,-.

Orders throughout rest of Europe:

  • €5,50 for the first book, €4,- for each additional book.

Orders in the rest of the world:

  • €9,- for the first book, €4,50 for each additional book.

Print Sales & Distribution by Region

Distribution of Dutch language books in the Netherlands & Belgium

Centraal Boekhuis
Postbus 125
4100 AC Culemborg
The Netherlands
Tel.: +31 (0)345 475 800

Distribution English Language Books, Rest of World

(excluding North America & Canada), Australia, Asia and the Middle East
Ingram Publisher Services UK (formerly NBN International Ltd.)
Estover Road
United Kingdom
Tel.: +44(0)1752 202301
Email orders:
Email customer service:

Sales Representation & Distribution, North America & Canada

Baker & Taylor Publisher Services
30 Amberwood Parkway
Ashland, OH 44805
Tel.: +1 (0)567.215.0030

Sales Representation China

Ian Taylor Associates
Beijing Office
B1102 Building 4, BeijingINN,
No.11 East Shuijing Hutong,
Dongcheng District,
Beijing 100010, P.R. China
Tel: 0086-10-58643360

Sales Representation Japan

MHM Limited
1-1-13-4F Kanda Jimbocho
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0051
Tel: +81-3-3518-9449

Sales Representation Southeast Asia

APD Singapore
52 Genting Lane #06-05
Ruby Land Complex Block 1
Singapore, 349560
Tel: +65 67493551

Sales Representation South Korea

Orient Publishing Agency
Martin Jack
2F 163-ho, 41
Yonsei-ro 5da-gil
Seodaemun-gu Seoul, 03787
Tel: +82 (0)10 5609 2764

Sales Representation Spain, Portugal and Gibraltar

Iberian Book Services
Charlotte Prout
Sector Islas 12, 1B
28760 Tres Cantos
Tel: +34 91 847 16 37

Sales Representation Eastern Europe

Radek Janoušek
Tel.: +420 602 294 014


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