AC Full name AC – The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations Native name AC – Akademikernes Centralorganisation Founded 1972 Members 197,900 (2009) Country Denmark Affiliation ITUC, ETUC, TUAC, NFS Key people President Erik Jylling
(Medical Doctor, Chief Physician, Anesthesiologist, MPA)
Office location Copenhagen, Denmark Website ac.dk in English
The AC – The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (Danish: AC – Akademikernes Centralorganisation or simply AC) was founded in 1972 and is an umbrella organisation (one of the three national trade union centers) for 9 Danish trade unions.
The AC has a membership of 197,900 and cooperates with the two other Danish trade union centers, i.e. the FTF – Confederation of Professionals in Denmark and the LO, The Danish Confederation of Trade Unions.
Members of the 9 trade unions of the AC are typically employees with a higher education, i.e. a master's degree or a postgraduate education. AC-members are e.g. librarians, psychologists, dentists, veterinarians, pharmacists, high school teachers, medical doctors etc.
The AC is affiliated with the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), the Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD (TUAC) and the Council of Nordic Trade Unions (NFS).
- FTF – Confederation of Professionals in Denmark
- LO, The Danish Confederation of Trade Unions
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