Short CV

Short Curriculum Vitae – Åke Sandberg


Uppsala University, docent/associate professor, 1986, Faculty of Social Sciences; member of the Faculty collegium.

Uppsala University, Doctor of philosophy, Sociology, 1976 (following doctoral studies also at the Sociology Department, Stockholm University, and at the Institute of Industrial Economics and Management, KTH, The Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm)

Handelshögskolan i Göteborg (The Gothenburg School of Economics), civilekonomexamen (MBA, 80p), 1968, major in managerial economics (kostnads/intäktsanalys) and including economics, statistics, economic geography, and commercial law as well as long courses in the English and French languages.


Presently since Sept. 15 2008  Professor at the Department of Sociology, Stockholm university. From January 2010 professor emeritus.

Independent research professional, consultant and author, Sandberg Research.

Earlier appointments:

1969-1975  Förste forskningsingenjör (Research engineer), FOA:s Planeringsbyrå (Defence Research Institute, Planning dept) Systemanalysmetodik/ Planeringsteori (Systems Analysis/Planning theory; during 6 months 1972 affiliated to Civilförsvarets planeringsavdelning/the Planning dept of the Swedish Civil Defence Authority. FOA is today called FOI.

1970  January-June, Scholarship ASTEF/ACTIM, Researcher/ ‘Stagiaire’ at BIPE (Bureau d’Informations et de Prévisions Économiques), Neuilly, Paris

1975 -1977  Researcher, IBADB Informationsbehandling/ADB, KTH/SU

Oct 1977 – Sept, 2008  Senior researcher, Arbetslivscentrum/Institutet för arbetslivsforskning/ Arbetslivsinstitutet/NIWL, project manager/research director, acting  professor several periods,

Guest professor and adjunct professor:

April-June 1978, Guest professor at Institutt for Samfundsplanlaeggning, Roskilde University (RUC)

July 1988 – June 1992, Adjunct professor, part time at  KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Dept. of Industrial Economics and Management (Indek)

Guest professor autumn 2000, 2½ month each at LEST-CNRS, Laboratorie d’Économie et de Sociologie du Travail, Aix-en-Provence, France; and at UNSW, the University of New South Wales, Sydney, at IROB School of industrial relations and organizational behaviour (today UNSW School of Organization and Management, O&M).

July 2003 – June 2006, Adjunct professor, part time at  KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, School of Computer Science and Communication, CSC. I was affiliated to CID (Center for useroriented IT design), until 2006 when it merged to form the new unit HCI, Human-Computer Interaction.

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