The University Press Group (UPG) is jointly owned by the University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton and is responsible for the sales of their print books in the UK and Ireland, Europe, The Middle East and Africa.

​This website has information on the three presses and links to their sites. You can also download subject and seasonal catalogues, as well as lists of available titles. Please get in touch if you would like any more information, or if you would like to open an account.

Our Presses

University of California Press is one of the most forward-thinking scholarly publishers, committed to influencing public discourse and challenging the status quo. At a time of dramatic change for scholarship and publishing, we collaborate with faculty, librarians, authors, and students to stay ahead of today’s knowledge demands and shape the future of publishing.

Columbia University Press advances knowledge about our world through essential writing and research focusing on the global, the urban, and the contemporary. For more than 125 years, our widely reviewed and award-winning books have brought new ideas and foundational understanding to students, academics across different disciplines, policy makers, and general readers around the world. Through our publishing program, we embody our parent institution’s educational and research mission as well as its international reputation.

Princeton University Press brings scholarly ideas to the world. We publish peer-reviewed books that connect authors and readers across spheres of knowledge to advance and enrich the global conversation. We embrace the highest standards of scholarship, inclusivity, and diversity in our publishing. In keeping with Princeton University’s commitment to serve the nation and the world, we publish for scholars, students, and engaged readers everywhere.

New & Noteworthy

Two Hours by Alba Arikha

Two Hours by Alba Arikha

“Someone rang my husband. Your wife is not well, the person said. Your wife is not well.” When Clara’s parents transplant her from Paris to New York at the age of sixteen, a fleeting encounter with a young man seems, for a brief period, to open up new possibilities....

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Lichenpedia: A Brief Compendium by Kay Hurley

Lichenpedia: A Brief Compendium by Kay Hurley

Lichenpedia is a delightfully entertaining and beautifully illustrated A–Z treasury about the strange, obscure, and remarkable world of lichens, from their unique and essential roles in nature and the ways they are used in dyeing, brewing, and drug-making to how they...

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Seasonal Catalogues

Monthly Publications

Subject Catalogues

UPG Representation

In addition to selling the lists of our three presses, we represent the University of Chicago Press throughout continental Europe.

Please get in touch with us if you would like more information on their titles. You can download their latest catalogue from the link below:

Great to see the new lighting in the Norrington Room
Our friends at Books and Company in Hellerup are celebrating their 15th Birthday tomorrow. Tillykke med fødselsdagen!
The Chapter by Nicholas Dames, front of store in Waterstones Trafalgar Square
A must visit in Copenhagen, Politikens Bookshop!
#politikensboghal

Meet the UPG team

Simon Gwynn

Simon Gwynn

Managing Director

Ben Mitchell

Ben Mitchell

UK Sales Manager

Peter Jacques

Peter Jacques

Sales Representative Europe

Akiko Iwamoto

Akiko Iwamoto

Sales Consultant Europe

Lois Edwards

Lois Edwards

Business Manager

Sallianne Tidd

Sallianne Tidd

Operations Manager

Jo Foss

Jo Foss

Marketing Administrator

Agents

Middle East and North Africa, Cyprus, Malta

Bill Kennedy
Avicenna Partnership Ltd

E: avicennabk@gmail.com

REPUBLIC OF IRELAND & NORTHERN IRELAND

Robert Towers
E: rtowers16@gmail.com

SUB SAHARAN AFRICA (EXCEPT SOUTH AFRICA)

Kelvin Van Hasselt
E: kelvin@kvhbooks.co.uk

Distribution

John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
European Distribution Centre
New Era Estate
Oldlands Way
Bognor Regis PO22 9NQ
United Kingdom
T: +44 (0) 1243 843291
E: customer@wiley.com
W: www.pubeasy.com

Contact UPG

If you have any questions about any of our presses and titles, if you’d like to open an account or if you have an account and you’d like to discuss terms, then please get in touch using the form below. We look forward to hearing from you.

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