Here are some examples of trade unions that take up cases on behalf of doctoral students.
On the web-sites of most unions you will find information, for instance,on salary figures, working conditions and special information for doctoral students


SACO includes many different unions for professions that require graduate qualifications.

Läs mer på Saco:s webbsida (new window) »

Here is some examples of SACO-unions:

The Universitetsläraren magazine is published by SULF.

To Universitetsläraren's website (new window) »

TCO and ST

TCO (the Swedish Confederation for Professional Employees) and Fackförbundet ST (the Union of Civil Servants) have ST-ATF as an active division within HEI.

Read more at the website of TCO (new window) »

Read more at the website of ST - The Union of Civil Servants (new window) »


Lärarförbundet (the Swedish Teachers' Union) has information for all categories of teachers on its website.

Read more at the website of the Swedish Teachers' union. In Swedish. (new window) »


SAC-Syndikalisterna also organises doctoral students.

Read more at the website of the SAC-Syndikalisterna (new window) »

Last updated: 2014-08-05
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