The Danish National Research Foundation is established and regulated by a specific Act of Parliament, a Royal Decree and two Executive Orders:

Unofficial translations into English of the consolidated act and the royal decree

Royal Decree on the Charter of the Danish National Research Foundation, September 8, 2008

Consolidated Act on the Danish National Research Foundation, April 10, 2014


The Board’s remuneration consists of a fixed amount corresponding to the general and permanent tasks of the members of the Board and an hourly payment for ad hoc participation in follow-up meetings with the grantees.

The fixed amount is based on an overall assessment of the board’s tasks, workload, needed expertise in relation to evaluation of grant applications as well as the board members’ expertise and responsibilities related to the administration of the grants and the investment portfolio.

The level of the fixed amount as well as the level of the hourly payment are kept within the limits stipulated in Danish governmental rules.

The Board members’ annual remuneration, April 1, 2021.

DKK Remuneration
Chair 241,280
Deputy chair 159,026
Ordinary member 98,705

Rules of Procedure

The Rules of Procedure for the DNRF Board and CEO can be downloaded as a PDF below.

The Rules of Procedure for the DNRF Board and CEO

Download The Rules of Procedure here