SULF’s office on Ferkens gränd is closed for spontaneous visits. Service by phone and email is provided as usual.

The Swedish Association of University Teachers and Researchers, SULF, is the association for university teachers, researchers and doctoral candidates. We negotiate, inform, debate and influence the development of higher education and research – both now and in the future.

About SULF

We know higher education and research – higher education is our area.

SULF is a member of the Swedish Confederation of Professional Associations (Saco), whose members are professionals with university or college education.

SULF has:

  • Approximately 21 000 members.
  • SULF has local bodies at many universities and major colleges. At some of these, SULF also employs a local ombudsman.
  • Local union representatives at many institutions.
  • The SULF Doctoral Candidate Association


SULF is created by academic teachers and researchers. The main focus is on the members. Please contact  your local SULF-association for more information.


The Congress is the supreme governing body of SULF. The congress consists of 101 members and convenes every three years. The congress elects the President, First, Second and Third Deputy Presidents of the Association and members of the board.

Next Congress is 2021.

Protocol from the congress 2018 (in Swedish)

Pictures from our latest congress

The SULF board

The board consists of fifteen regular members and five deputy members. Within the board there is a president, first, second and third deputy presidents Mats Ericson is president. Contact details to the board.

Nominations Committee and Remuneration Board

Nominations Committee 2019-2021:

Remuneration Board 2019-2021: 

The Negotiating Delegation

The Negotiating Delegation is a preparatory body under the SULF Board.  It provides information and recommendations for the Board’s decisions and monitors the central collective agreements. The members of the Negotiating Delegation are appointed by the SULF Board.

Håkan Lindkvist, Umeå universitet (chairman)
Adam Brenthel, Lunds universitet
Antonia Ribbing, Södertörns högskola
Cajsa Bartusch, Uppsala universitet
Christina Romlid, Högskolan Dalarna
Ingrid Lander, Stockholms universitet
Joel Markgren, SLU
Krzysztof Marciniak, Linköpings universitet
Lars Andersson, Ersta Sköndal Bräcke högskola
Lars Bengtsson, Chalmers
Malin Carlström, Göteborgs universitet (doktorandrepresentant)
Michael Le Duc, Mälardalens högskola
Mikael Brisslert, Göteborgs universitet.
Torkel Falkenberg, Karolinska Institutet

Hello, how may we help you?
{{ currentTitle }}