Humanitas is the largest and most experienced importer and distributor of academic and professional books in Lithuania. Established in 1994 with a bookstore at Vytautas Magnus University, the company today operates a chain of six specialized bookstores in Vilnius and Kaunas.
We focus on three main areas:
- imported and Lithuanian academic literature in the humanities, social sciences, medicine, law, and science;
- art, design, and architecture;
- foreign language teaching literature.
We have established close relations with more than a hundred leading publishers from Western Europe and North America including Elsevier Science, Springer Verlag, Wiley, Routledge, McGraw-Hill Education, Sage Publications, Blackwell Publishing, teNeues, Phaidon, Thames & Hudson, Penguin Books, DK, Random House, Harper Collins . We are official representatives of Oxford University Press, TASCHEN, h.f.ullmann, Pearson Education and Cambridge University Press in Lithuania. Direct access to global bibliographic databases, including ‘Nielsen Book Data’, enables us to find and order books from all over the world with maximum reliability and efficiency. Our partnership with the British carrier ‘Worldwide Book Services’ ensures prompt delivery to the customer.
Our customer base ranges from Lithuanian institutions (universities and other academic and training institutions, ministries, public libraries) and economic organizations (banks, enterprises) to individuals interested in knowledge, self-education, and development. All of our customer groups are provided with the most current information and promotional material about publications of interest to them, their availability and their terms. For several years, we have organized specialized exhibitions and literary presentations at universities, high schools, libraries, conferences, and bookstores.
Humanitas’ long-term relations with Lithuanian and foreign partners, experience, accurate and transparent work practices, high service standards, and competitive prices enable us to provide our customers with a book service second to none.