VDZ is the federal umbrella organization of German Magazine Publishers. It was founded in 1929 and is supported by five national associations. Around 430 publishers are organized within VDZ, which publish more than 3,000 journals all together. The VDZ supports the digital business of their publishers by AK Digitale Medien, which is headed by Alexander von Reibnitz.


  • Increasing level of awareness
  • Strengthening the image as a future-oriented association


  • Compiling of the quarterly published VDZ Startup Report