The Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy (IFAU) is a research institute under the Swedish Ministry of Employment, situated in Uppsala. IFAU’s objective is to promote, support and carry out scientific evaluations.

The assignment includes:

  • the effects of labour market policies
  • studies of the functioning of the labour market
  • the effects of education policies
  • the labour market effects of social insurance policies.

Besides research, IFAU is:

  • disseminating knowledge of the activities of the insitute through publications, seminars, courses, workshops, conferences and the IFAU website
  • influencing the collection of data and making data easily available to researchers, both in Sweden and abroad.


Box 513, SE- 751 20 Uppsala


+46-18 471 70 70

Head of public authority (President/Vice-Chancellor/CEO/DG):

Olof Ă…slund


Press contact


Sara Martinson


+46-18471 70 91

Mobile phone:

+46-705 74 7091