Salary paid to PhD students

As a PhD student you are placed on a pay grade based on whether you have been working after finishing your graduate studies. 

As of 1 December 2017 the monthly salary less pension before tax amounts to:

  • Pay grade 4 (0 year seniority):   DKK 26,455      (DKK 30,109 including pension) 
  • Pay grade 4 (1 year seniority):   DKK 26,455      (DKK 30,109 including pension) 
  • Pay grade 5 (2 years seniority): DKK 28,410      (DKK 32,348 including pension) 
  • Pay grade 6 (3 years seniority): DKK 30,192      (DKK 34,390 including pension) 
  • Pay grade 8 (4 years seniority): DKK 31,949      (DKK 36,402 including pension)