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 April 2017 the monthly salary less pension before tax amounts to:

  • Pay grade 4 (0 year seniority):   DKK 26,073      (DKK 29,675 including pension) 
  • Pay grade 4 (1 year seniority):   DKK 26,073      (DKK 29,675 including pension) 
  • Pay grade 5 (2 years seniority): DKK 28,000      (DKK 31,882 including pension) 
  • Pay grade 6 (3 years seniority): DKK 29,757      (DKK 33,894 including pension) 
  • Pay grade 8 (4 years seniority): DKK 31,488      (DKK 35,877 including pension)