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About VNR

VNR Verlag für die Deutsche Wirtschaft AG stands for 40 years of competence, action, and ongoing development. As one of the ten biggest specialist publishing houses in Germany, our mission is to make expert knowledge accessible to everyone. Every day, some 400 employees and members of our publishing group work to continue writing our success story. What makes us stand out is our determination to always give our best, and the fact that we are continually developing. Through entrepreneurial vision, results oriented action, the courage to embrace change, and enthusiasm, we have become what we are today. And we intend to stay on course for more growth. Facts and Data:

  • 1976 founded by Norman Rentrop
  • 414 members of staff*
  • €123 million annual revenue*
  • Eighth biggest German specialist publishers
  • Active in eight countries around the world
  • Company headquarters: Bonn-Bad Godesberg
  • Over 310 publications

*In 2015

A varied portfolio: The VNR specialist publishers

There are seven specialist publishers under the umbrella of VNR Verlag für Deutsche Wirtschaft AG, and also three sister companies: Specialist publishers Fachverlag FID Verlag GmbH, advertising agency Prisma Werbeagentur GmbH, which manages media placement, and PSB Presseservice Bonn GmbH & Co. KG, which looks after the publishers’ subscribers.

The three sister companies as well as the seven specialist publishers are supported by the publishing group’s various service areas. For example, recruiting, purchasing, communication, and IT are all taken care of centrally.

Doing business around the globe: VNR is international

With the method of spreading information tried and tested in Germany, VNR Verlag für die Deutsche Wirtschaft AG is successful around the world. Adapted to the needs of each country and in collaboration with local partners, VNR Publishing is active in five foreign markets. For example, joint ventures in Poland and Romania have led to the establishing of successful publishing companies. With viable ideas, VNR Publishing builds up new markets and supports them with expertise in product development, direct marketing, and controlling. In other countries partners are granted licenses for successful products.

VNR on the world market

  • Active in Austria since 1989
  • Products: Media covering health, computers, self management, and various B2B topics
  • 1997 Founding of specialist publishing house “Wiedza i Praktyka” (joint venture)
  • Products: Media covering taxes, labor law, accounting, the environment, HR, payroll and payroll accounting, logistics, school, education, quality management

Founding of the specialist publishing house Rentrop & Straton Group together with the Romanian publisher Georghe Straton in Bukarest

  • Active in Switzerland since 1989
  • Products: Media covering health, computers, self management, HR, and various B2B topics
United Kingdom
  • Since 2003 active on the British market
  • Agora Business Publications LLP
  • Products: Media covering HR, health & safety, care, school, and computer topics

How to Find Us

You would like to visit us in Bonn-Bad Godesberg? Our detailed directions will show you the best way to find us.

Our reception is located at Theodor-Heuss-Str. 4, 53177 Bonn (approx. 400 m from the train station Bonn-Bad Godesberg.)

Arrival by train: Intercity/Eurocity trains only stop at the main train station in the Bonn city center (Bonn Hbf.). ICE trains only stop at Siegburg train station. From Siegburg you can take the tram (U-Bahn) no. 66 to Bonn Hbf. At Bonn Hbf. take the train to Bad Godesberg. It leaves from platform 4 every 30 minutes and it takes about 6 minutes to reach the first stop, Bad Godesberg. Alternatively, take the tram (no. 63 or 16), it departs every 7 minutes to Bahnhof Bad Godesberg. When you step out of the railway building, keep left and walk until you get to an eight-storyed building. Behind the building, turn right and cross the street. The entrance is on Theodor-Heuss-Str. 4 (second building on your right hand side). Or you can take a taxi (approx. 25 minutes) directly to VNR.

Arrival by plane: Airport Cologne/Bonn (30 min. by taxi), airport Düsseldorf (60 min. by taxi), airport Frankfurt (90 min. by taxi).

Arrival by car: Please use the route planner above. The parking lot is across the street from VNR. Or you park under the building on Koblenzerstr. 99/103 on the parking spots marked “VNR”.


Do you have a question for us? Would you like to know more about our publishing house, our activities, and our commitment? We would love to hear from you!

How to reach us:

Customer Service

Tel.: (+49)228/9550155
Fax: (+49)228/3696480