Welcome to the Swedish Association of Educational Writers (SLFF)

SLFF is the principal copyright organisation for Swedish writers of educational books and materials with some 1, 600 members. Would you like to make contact with Swedish writers of educational materials? Send an e-mail to adm@slff.se.

Aims of SLFF
Chronology of SLFF
Members and membership
Further information

Issues of current interest

  • How to maintain copyright in the digital world
  • The quality of educational materials
  • The identity of the author of educational books and materials

Aims of SLFF

  • to safeguard the educational writers' rights in dealing with publishers and authorities
  • to negotiate general agreements and other agreements with publishers and organisations
  • to monitor issues concerning copyright
  • to offer extensive service to its members to increase the members' competence and to create fellowships among authors
  • to work for better contacts among all those in the field of teaching materials, both within Sweden and abroad
  • to promote intensive co-operation, both internationally and within Scandinavia

Chronology of SLFF

  • 1960 SLFF was founded by some senior high school teachers in Stockholm under the name of "Föreningen Svenska Läroboksförfattare".
  • 1971 The society changes its name to "Läromedelsförfattarnas Förening - LFF".
  • 1973 A copying agreement between the government and the copyright associations was reached and LFF became a member of  Bonus Copyright Access, the Swedish RRO.
  • 1977 LFF established its administration office. The first issue of its membership magazine - Manus - was published.
  • 1984 The general agreement between LFF and the Association of Swedish Textbook Producers was signed.
  • 1993 LFF became a member of the Nordic Author and Translator Council.
  • 1995 LFF, The Writers´Guild of Sweden, The Swedish Writers' Union and The Swedish Union of Journalists founded the collecting society ALIS -  the Administration of Literary Rights In Sweden. ALIS safeguards the ethical and economic rights of the authors when their materials is being re-used.
  • 1995 LFF joined EWC - European Writers' Council.
  • 1997 LFF became a member of KLYS - the Swedish Joint Committee for Artistic and Literary professionals.
  • 1998 LFF became a member of Copyswede.
  • 2000 40th anniversary.
  • 2002 LFF changes its name to Sveriges Läromedelsförfattares Förbund (SLFF).
  • 2007 SLFF formed a wholly-owned subsidiary company: Läromedelsförfattarna i Sverige AB (LISAB).
  • 2008 LISAB became a member of Bonus Copyright Access, the Swedish RRO.
  • 2010 50th anniversary.
  • 2012 Award of Educational Writers price - Lärkan - for the first time.
  • 2014 Award of Educational Writers price for debutante - Lärkungen - fort the first time.


The SLFF members create teaching materials in all subjects for all levels and with all publishers. Click here for Information about membership and application forms.

Further information

SLFF Office, Drottninggatan 61, 1 tr
SE-111 21 Stockholm, Sweden.
Tel +46 8 440 84 80
Fax +46 8 440 84 89
E-mail: adm@slff.se


ALIS - Administration of Literary Rights In Sweden 
Bonus Copyright Access webbplats
KLYS - The Swedish Joint Committe for Artistic and Literary Professionals
International Auth­ors Forum (IAF)
The Swedish Writers' Union
The Writers Guild of Sweden
Swedish Union of Journalists 
Norwegian Non-Fiction Writers' and Translators' Association

7 juli 2017