Annales littéraires

Editor: France Marchal-Ninosque 

The collection Annales littéraires bears the same name as the service created by the faculty of literature and humanities at the University of Besançon. This collection presents a rich catalog and is structured around about 15 series, 4 of which being periodicals, supported by research teams largely covering the sectors of humanities and social sciences.


Institut des sciences et techniques de l'Antiquité (ISTA)

Editor: Antonio Gonzales

The Institut des sciences et techniques de l'Antiquité (ISTA) has created its own multithematic collection (slavery and dependence, religions, technology, cultures and societies, philology, literature, archeology) reflecting its research orientations. The collection publishes and disseminates work by French and international scholars. Its editorial board includes the director of the research unit, the coordinators of each field of research, and the editorial coordinator. Books proposed for publication are reviewed by the committee and sent to a minimum of two experts for scholarly peer review.  


Les cahiers de la MSHE Ledoux

Editor: Philippe Barral

This book collection aims to publish and disseminate the results of collective works carried out by researchers from the MSHE Claude Nicolas Ledoux. The book collection is divided into five book series corresponding to the five research areas of the MSHE Ledoux:

-       Territorial dynamics

-       Standards, Practices and Knowledge

-       Archives, databases and corpus

-       Humanity and environment

-       Behaviours, risks, health


They are completed by two new thematic series:

-       Archives of the social imagination

-       Land and agricultural standards and practices around the world


Pratiques & techniques

Editor: Martin Meyer

This collection aims to publish works of fundamental research, applied research, work-studies/action-researches (recherche-action) as well as synthetics works that attempt to spread the results. The themes relative to this collection are applicable for taught and practiced disciplines alike. The series « Practices and Techniques » addresses itself to teachers, professionals, and on a larger level every reader motivated by the developped themes and the application of the research.

Droit, politique et société

Editor: Caroline Decoster

This published collection of scientific works, research instruments and both French and foreign judicial sources is intended for researchers, teachers and confirmed students. Its objective is not only to properly promote political and judicial works, but also those that analyze judicial phenomena in an introductory manner.


Sciences : concepts et problèmes

Editor: Sarah Carvallo

The collection publishes epistemological works on the various scientific disciplines (formal sciences, natural sciences, humanities and social sciences). It mainly hosts books on the philosophy of science, but also studies in the history or sociology of science with an epistemological dimension.


Hors collection

Editor: Jean-Paul Barrière

This section gathers the works edited by Presses Universitaires de Franche-Comté whose themes do not correspond with those of currently existing collections, notably the series « Thesis » which publishes theses from the University of Franche-Comté distinguished by « Jeune docteur » prize.