Founded in 1970, AIK first earned promotion to the Damallsvenskan in 1992, and avoided relegation for two seasons before ending second to last in 1995. A decade passed before the team was back for the 2005 season. AIK was promptly relegated but earned its third promotion the next year. The following years marked the team's major successes yet, with AIK reaching the national Cup's final in 2007, which they lost 4-3 against Umeå IK, and ending 4th in 2008. After four years in top flight AIK was relegated in 2010 but recovered the category for the 2012 season after topping the Swedish First Division's Norrettan Group. They were relegated to the Norrettan after the 2012 season after finishing in last position.