Union Organisations

Updated: 2017-01-27 in: Your employment
At Karolinska Institutet the three local union organisations OFR, Saco, and SEKO represent all union members in negotiations with the employer about issues regarding salary and benefits, working conditions and the work environment. Depending on which union an employee is a member of (see lists below) they will be represented by either OFR, Saco, or SEKO.


  • ST Universitet (ST Universities)
  • Lärarförbundet (Teachers Union)
  • Vårdförbundet (Health Professionals)
  • Ledarna (Sweden's organisation for managers)

Chair: Anne Edgren Telephone: 08 - 616 16295
ST-offices: visiting address: Tomtebodavägen 6 nb
mailing address: Scheeles väg 2.

Saco (The Swedish Confederation of Professional Associations)

  • Akademikerförbundet SSR (The Union for Professionals- university graduates with degrees in social science, behavioral science, or social work)
  • Civilekonomerna (The Swedish Association of Graduates in Business Administration and Economics)
  • DIK-förbundet (Professional Association and Trade Union for university graduates in the fields of documentation, information, and culture)
  • Förbundet Sveriges Arbetsterapeuter (The Swedish Association of Occupational Therapists)
  • Jusek (Swedish Union of University Graduates of Law, Business Administration and Economics, Computer and Systems Science, Personnel Management and Social Science)
  • Legitimerade Sjukgymnasters Riksförbund (The Swedish Association of Registered Physiotherapists)
  • Lärarnas Riksförbund (Teachers Association)
  • Naturvetarna (The Swedish Association of Professional Scientists)
  • Psykologförbundet (Psychologist Association)
  • SULF (Swedish Association of University Teachers)
  • Sveriges Arkitekter (Swedish Association of Architects)
  • Sveriges Farmacevtförbund (The Swedish Pharmaceutical Association)
  • Sveriges Ingenjörer (The Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers)
  • Sveriges Läkarförbund (Swedish Medical Association)
  • SRAT (Academics within health, communication and civil service)
  • Sveriges Tandläkarförbund (The Swedish Dental Association)
  • Sveriges Veterinärförbund (The Swedish Veterinary Association)

Chair: Torkel Falkenberg, Telephone: 08-524 838 68


  • Union for service and communication

Chair: Gunnar Stenberg
SEKO-Offices, Odontology Institutet, Huddinge