Order and Delivery Info

IntechOpen books are published online and are accessible for free. 

However, if you are interested in ordering your hardcover copy, you can do so by contacting our Print Sales Department at orders@intechopen.com. All IntechOpen books are printed on demand in full-colour and delivered in signature packaging through FREE DHL Express delivery

For a quote or assistance please contact us directly at orders@intechopen.com The quote will be sent to you within 1-2 business days.

Our entire portfolio of over 5,500 books is also available through Amazon.

Hardcover, Printed Full Colour

Our books are available hardcover, printed in full colour and produced to the highest standards on PEFC™ and FSC certified paper, complying with principles of responsible forestry worldwide.  The paper size is 180 x 260 mm (7 x 10.2 inches).

Print On Demand (POD)

  • IntechOpen Books are printed specifically for your order 
  • Ordered, printed, and delivered in 7-15 business days 
  • Available for purchase at any time no minimum or maximum threshold on book order quantity 

IntechOpen works with award winning print-houses and we hold to the fact that all of our printed products are of the highest quality.

Prices and Discounts

IntechOpen books retail price range is:

100 - 159 GBP ex. VAT (available in USD and EUR)

Discounts available:

  • All IntechOpen contributors can buy the print copies of books for an Author  Exclusive price with discounts from 30% to 50% on retail price.  Log in to your Author Panel to purchase a book at the discounted price.
  • Libraries are offered a 20% discount.
  • Book resellers receive a 20% standard trade discount.

Bulk discounts are granted for orders of 10 copies and more. 

There is no minimum or maximum threshold on the quantity of book orders.

Terms and Conditions

Payment Terms

Orders have to be paid in advance and before printing. We accept payment in GBP, EUR and USD. 

We currently accept the following payment options:

  • Credit Card
  • PayPal
  • Bank Transfer

When paying with a credit card, you will be redirected to the PayPal.com online payment portal.

IntechOpen will help you complete your payment safely and securely, keeping your personal, professional and financial information safe.

In accordance with the best security practice, we do not accept card orders via email.

General Handling and Delivery Info

The combined printing and delivery time for orders vary from 7-15 business days, depending on the printed quantity and destination. This period does not include any customs clearance difficulties that may arise and that are beyond our control. Once your order has been printed and shipped, you will receive a confirmation email that includes your DHL tracking number. You can then track your order at www.dhl.com.

If you do not receive your order within 30 days from the date your order is shipped, please contact us to inquire about the shipping status at orders@intechopen.com.

Tax and Customs

Tax: Residents of European Union countries need to add a Book Value-Added Tax Rate based on their country of residence. Institutions and companies, registered as VAT taxable entities in their own EU member state, will not pay VAT by providing IntechOpen with their VAT registration number. This is made possible by the EU reverse charge method.

Customs: free shipping does not include any duties, taxes or clearing charges levied by the destination country. These charges are the responsibility of the customer and will vary from country to country.

P.O. Boxes

P.O. Boxes cannot be used as a Ship-To Address.

Restricted Countries

IntechOpen partners do not provide shipping service from Europe to the countries listed below. Please refrain from mailing items addressed to the countries listed below, until  further notice. 

When ordering our books from the countries listed below, please provide an alternative mailing address. For any further assistance, please contact us at orders@intechopen.com.

Restricted Ship-to Countries: 

  • Afghanistan 
  • Belarus 
  • Central African Republic 
  • Cote d'Ivoire 
  • Congo
  • Cuba (US only) 
  • Eritrea 
  • Iran, Islamic Republic of 
  • Iraq 
  • Korea, DPR 
  • Lebanon 
  • Libya 
  • Mali 
  • Myanmar 
  • Niger 
  • Somalia 
  • South Sudan 
  • Sudan 
  • Syria 
  • Yemen 
  • Zimbabwe

Return Policy 

POD products are non-returnable and non-refundable, except in the event of poor print quality or an error in quantity. If we delivered the item to you in error or the item is faulty, please contact us.

Inspect your order carefully when it arrives. Any problems should be immediately reported to orders@intechopen.com.


Print copies of our publications are most often purchased by universities, libraries, institutions and academia personnel, hence increasing the visibility and outreach of our authors' published work among science communities and institutions. 

Our books are available at our direct Print Sales Department and through selected representatives throughout the world.

Books International 

Representative for: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam (ASEAN)

China Publishers Services Ltd - CPS 

Representative for: China, Taiwan, Hong Kong 

India - CBS Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd. 

Representative for: India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives, Iran, Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunis, United Arab Emirates and Yemen 

LSR Libros Servicios y Representaciones S.A. de C.V

Representative for Mexico, Chile and Colombia

Missing Link Versandbuchhandlung eG

Representative for: Germany, Austria, Switzerland

Kuba Libri, s.r.o.

Representative for: Czech Republic

For partnership opportunities, please contact orders@intechopen.com.