Media Group Deutscher Apotheker Verlag
Our media group comprises the publishing houses
>> Verlag Österreich, (formerly Oesterreichische Staatsdruckerei, founded in 1804)
>> Behr's Verlag (founded in 1835)
>> S. Hirzel Verlag (founded in 1853)
>> Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH (gegründet 1921)
>> Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH (founded in 1921)
>> Franz Steiner Verlag (founded in 1949)
>> Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag (gegründet 1962)
and DAN Netzwerk Deutscher Apotheker (founded in 2000), which operates the independent internet health portal https://www.apotheken.de/.
The media group has its company headquarters in Stuttgart, Vienna, Berlin, Hamburg and Wroclaw. With a total of approximately 270 employees, it is one of the twenty leading specialist publishers in the German language area. Its range of products includes some 100 journals, more than 8,000 books, as well as numerous online services, ebooks and apps.
The DAV Mediengruppe is one of the few large media firms in Germany still under family ownership. It was founded by Dr. Roland Schmiedel and is still also run by family members. Today the publishing group is headed by Dr. Christian Rotta, Dr. Benjamin Wessinger and André Caro.