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Doctoral student salary agreement

The doctoral student agreement are locally agreed monthly salaries for employees as doctoral students at KTH

The amounts apply from 2019-10-01

Basic salary (step 1)
30 000 sek
30% (step 2)
30 500 sek
50% (step 3)
33 000 sek
80% (step 4)
34 500 sek

Monthly salary at full-time before tax

Structure of the doctoral degree

“Step 1 is the initial salary. Advancement to step 2, 3 and 4 is done after achieving the sub targets which are defined in the Individual Study Plan (ISP) corresponding 30%, 50% and 80% of the total degree requirements of a doctoral diploma. Deviations from the schedule in the ISP must be motivated in writing by the main supervisor in consultation with the Director of Third Cycle Education. In absence of explicit and objective sub targets in the ISP advancement in the doctoral ladder is done after 30%, 50% and 80% of the time plan for the studies.”

Doctoral student salary agreement (pdf 72 kB)  only in Swedish

Date of signature 2019-11-08

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