Offices abroad - Book Information Centres and German Book Offices

Gbo New York Office

German Book Office and Book Information Centre – our partners in foreign markets: Here our experts link up the international book industry in our partner countries with the German book market. With funding from the Federal Foreign Office, the Frankfurt Book Fair operates information offices in important and interesting foreign markets.

The Book Information Centres in Moscow and Beijing, and the German Book Offices (GBO) in New York and New Delhi apply indepth knowledge and commitment to the promotion of exchange between the German book market and that of their respective host country.

With a wide range of activities, the Book Information Centres and the German Book Offices encourage existing interest in German books and in so doing, promote rights & licence sales and book exports:

  • book exhibitions
  • rights offers
  • post-entry careers training programmes (e.g. seminars for publishers and booksellers)
  • participation in cultural events
  • professional contact trips and exchange programmes
  • contacts with opinion-influentials

The Book Information Centres and the German Book Offices receive funding from the Federal Foreign Office and the Goethe-Institut.

Overview of the offices

Learn more about the foreign offices and what they have to offer you