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Employment forms and conditions

 

Employement as doctoral student

Scholarship funding

Rate of remuneration

Lowest salary: 25 000 kr (before tax)

Minimum: Equivalent to the level of a Study grant after tax, i.e. ca 12 500. Some faculties, as a general rule, pay more (often equivalent of a PhD-student salary).

Paid holiday?

28-35 dagar, with additional holiday payment (semestertillägg)

No.

Grants right to social security entitlements (SGI) ?

Paid sickness leave.

Compensation from the Insurance for PhD students from The Legal, Financial and Administrative Services Agency’s (Kammarkollegiet).

Compensation for medical appointments, prescriptions, etc??

Yes.

No.

Paid parental leave?

Parental leave payments claimed via social security department, Försäkringskassan. A supplementary payment (föräldrapenningtillägg) is made by the university of up to 10% of your salary. To be entitled to the maximum level of parental leave payments, you must have been employed for at least 8 months prior to taking leave.

Compensation from the Insurance for PhD students from The Legal, Financial and Administrative Services Agency’s (Kammarkollegiet).

Pension contributions?

Contributes towards general pension (allmän pension), and from 28 years of age even for state occupational pension (statlig tjänstepension).

No.

Group life insurance?

Covered by the state’s group life insurance, including certain survivor protection.

Covered by the state’s group life insurance, including certain survivor protection (efterlevandeskydd).

Work injury?

Covered by insurance for, and legislation on, work-related injuries.

Not covered by insurance for, and legislation on, work-related injuries. Instead covered by the University’s student insurance.