130 German-language publishers have submitted a total of 205 titles to compete for the German Non-Fiction Prize 2022. 112 of these publishers are based in Germany, 11 in Austria and 7 in Switzerland.
Each publisher was allowed to submit a maximum of two monographs published or to be published between May 2021 and April 2022, when the nominations will be announced. In addition, each publisher could recommend up to five further titles from their own programme. This list of recommendations comprises 161 titles. The jury for the German Non-Fiction Prize may request additional titles from this list.