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This is Akavia

Akavia is committed to advancing your professional career. Join us for expert guidance, protection of your rights and exclusive benefits tailored to the needs of our members.

The Union for Professionals

Akavia is the union for university-educated professionals. Formed in 2020 by the amalgamation of Jusek and Civilekonomerna, Akavia currently has 140,000 members, of whom 107,000 are professionally active. The union is politically independent and ranks as the third largest within Saco, the Swedish Confederation of Professional Associations. We are the trade union for:

  • Economists
  • Lawyers
  • Social scientists
  • IT professionals
  • HR specialists
  • Communication professionals

The name "Akavia" refers to the academic path, signifying that we believe in science over opinion, and facts over speculation. We understand that your academic education is one of the most significant investments of your life, laying the foundation for both your economic and personal development. The return on your investment is engaging tasks, a stimulating work environment and a salary aligned with your responsibilities and job content.

Why Choose Akavia?

Akavia is the union for people who wish to ensure maximum leverage from their academic education and who prioritise job security. Our role is to empower you in your professional life, with support and guidance tailored to your situation and needs. Members of Akavia have access to over 30 membership benefits.

Protection and promotion of your workplace rights is crucial. We are here for you throughout your career, providing support regarding labour law matters, advice on salary negotiations and assistance in reviewing your employment contract.

Akavia fights for issues that are important for you and your profession. We ensure that you have continuously improving conditions at work, either through our collective agreements or through individual agreements with your employer on matters such as your salary, working environment, occupational pension and holiday leave.

Five Reasons to Join Akavia

About the Membership

Who can become a member

Get a lifelong career partner that values education and supports your professional journey – regardless of which sector, branch of industry or position you excel.

Membership Benefits

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

Your Partner, Regardless of Your 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 thrive in your career.

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