Our group

Difusión is part of the Klett Group, one of the largest publishing groups in the world. Language learning is an essential part of this group’s history, which was founded in 1897.

4 publishers, 4 languages, 1 spirit


In the 1920s, Klett publishes its first school books for the Würtemberg region of Germany. The first materials for teaching German would arrive in 1967.


The Difusión publishing house, created in 1988 and specializing in Spanish language education, joins the Klett Group in 1990. Currently, Difusión is Spain’s leading international publisher for teaching Spanish.


The offices of Éditions Maison des Langues, the publisher that revolutionized the teaching of French with the publication of the first method using a task-based approach, Rond-Point, open in Paris.


The publishing house specializing in Italian, Casa delle Lingue, is established in 2012, bringing forth a breath of fresh air to the teaching of the language of Dante.

German and French textbooks for the US

Klett World languages

Klett World Languages specializes in providing German language textbooks and educational materials to schools, universities, and individuals in the United States. Our team prides itself on providing customers specialized German and language teaching expertise, drawing upon decades of combined language teaching experience. We love making personal connections with our customers and we are committed to superior, personalized customer service. The independent US Company was established in 2017 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.


Éditions Maison des Langues

Éditions Maison des Langues has been publishing language materials for educators and students for more than 14 years. Today it operates in nearly 100 countries all over the world and its 80-plus staff members work with more than 150 contributors. In recent years, as a result of its research and market development efforts, it has collected feedback from many educators working in a variety of educational contexts in the U. S. As a result, its team has learned a great deal about what it means to teach French today and it is able to present new books specifically designed or carefully selected for the U. S. market.