Erik Ullenhag - CV

Minister for Integration


Erik Ullenhag in dark jacket, light blue shirt and red tie

Liberal Party

Areas of responsibility

  • Integration
  • Discrimination issues
  • Human rights
  • Swedish Citizenship
  • National minorities


Born in 1972 in Uppsala. Married, two children.

Educational background

2002 Basic Diplomatic Training, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
1998 Master of Laws, Uppsala University
1996 Studies at Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, USA
1993 French studies at University of Aix-Marseille
1992 Political Science, A level and B level, Uppsala University

Posts and assignments

2010- Minister for Integration
2010- Second Deputy Chair of the Liberal Party
2010 Member of the Parliamentary Committee on Social Insurance
2009-2010 Member of the Riksdag
2006-2010 Secretary-General, Liberal Party
2006-2010 Member of the Liberal Party Executive
2002-2006 Member of the Riksdag
2002-2006 Chair of the Liberal Party in Uppsala County
2004-2005 Member of the Committee on the Aliens Act
2001-2002 Member of the Committee on new rules for working hours
and annual leave (KNAS)
2001-2002 Desk Officer, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
1999-2001 District court clerk at Linköping District Court
1999 National Board of the Liberal Party
1997-1999 Chair of the Liberal Youth Organisation
1994-2002 Member of the Uppsala Municipal Council
1993-1997 Case Officer at AEA, the unemployment fund for graduates (holiday work)
1992 Military service as medical orderly, Swedish Coast Artillery
1989-1997 Member of the Uppsala Municipal Council