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Welcome to Akavia

We are the union for academics and support you as a member throughout your working life – regardless of sector, industry or role.

About Akavia

Who Can Become a Member

Join us and get a lifelong career partner that supports you with expert advice on your profession and membership benefits tailor-made for academic graduates.

This is Akavia

Explore the academic union providing expert advice, career support, and exclusive benefits. Join us for a secure and successful academic journey.

Apply to Become a Member

Join the union with 140,000 members that are economists, lawyers, social scientists, IT professionals, HR specialists or communicators.

Included in Your Membership

Explore Our Income Insurance

As a professionally active member of the trade union Akavia and the unemployment fund Akademikernas a-kassa, you have our income insurance protection included automatically in your membership.

Legal Support and Advice

As a member of Akavia, you have access to advice and guidance concerning your career and employment terms and conditions from our negotiators/advisors who are specialists in Swedish labour law.

More Membership Benefits

Explore your benefits as a member of Akavia: exclusive salary statistics, personalised advice, and professional reviews to empower your professional journey.

New in Sweden

The Swedish Model

Learn about the foundation of the Swedish job market where collective agreements between trade unions and employers’ associations regulates most terms and conditions, such as working hours, parental leave and wages.

Collective Agreements

Explore what collective agreements entail in Sweden and what effects it has on the job market – both for employees and employers.

Why Join a Union

Explore what is unique about how unions work in Sweden and what a union can do for you as a professional.

Your Partner Regardless of Career Path

At Akavia, your education is our focus. We support you throughout your entire working life – regardless of sector, industry or role. Become a member and excel in your career path.

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