Franz Cornelsen Education Group provides learning services and creates and distributes educational materials for a market ranging from pre-school education to vocational training. The company is based in Germany.

The Group includes Cornelsen Verlag, Bayerischer Schulbuch Verlag, Oldenbourg, Brigg Pädagogik, Bibliographisches Institut, Verlag an der Ruhr, Veritas, Artemis & Winkler, Prögel, Cornelsen Experimenta, and Calvendo. The publishing program encompasses 24,000 titles for all types of schools and subjects. Cornelsen is also the leading publisher of calendars in Germany.

Analysis & Key Developments


During financial 2016 Cornelsen recorded an increase in total revenues to 272 million EUR, a growth of 4.5% compared to the previous year's 260 million EUR.


In November 2016 the company announced its cooperation with Samsung Electronics. Together the two companies designed a virtual reality app to provide students with new possibilities to experience abstract and unobservable processes within the human organism.

In June 2016 Cornelsen launched its new and free service and advice app for teachers.

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