Salary paid to PhD students

Employed PhD students are placed on a pay grade based on whether they have been working after finishing their graduate studies. 

As February 2021 the monthly salary, including pension for a PhD student with one year seniority amounts to approx. DKK 32,000.


Secondary employment

As the PhD programme is a full-time study programme and must be given high priority, PhD students may only in exceptional cases be granted permission to engage in secondary employment during the PhD programme.

In connection with secondary employment, the general rules at DTU apply.