Elitserien (literally, "The Elite League") is the highest league in the league system of Swedish handball and comprises the top 14 Swedishhandball teams. The first season began in 1931-32. The season ends with a play-off and a final like Super Bowl.
The season starts in the end of September with a regular season comprising 14 teams meeting each other twice. A total of 26 rounds. The eight best teams after the regular season qualifies for the play-off, while the two last are relegated and the 11th and 12th team plays matches against the third and fourth from the Allsvenskan and the winners from the Division 1.
The season ends with a single final in the beginning of May.