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7-point grading scale

The danish marking scale is a 7-point grading scale. It was introduced in 2007 to make Danish grades more comparable in an international context.

Danish
mark
Explanation of the mark Equivalent
ECTS mark
12 For an excellent performance A
10 For a very good performance B
7 For a good performance C
4 For a fair performance D
02 For an adequate performance E
00 For an inadequate performance Fx
-3 For an unacceptable performance F

Conversion table

In the event graduates hold an exam paper with grades from the old 13-scale, the conversion table below can be used.

Old scale/
new scale 

Old scale/
new scale

Old scale/
new scale

6,0/ 2,0

7,7/ 5,3

9,4/ 9,0

6,1/ 2,2

7,8/ 5,5

9,5/ 9,2

6,2/ 2,4

7,9/ 5,8

9,6/ 9,4

6,3/ 2,6

8,0/ 6,0

9,7/ 9,6

6,4/ 2,8

8,1/ 6,2

9,8/ 9,8

6,5/ 3,0

8,2/ 6,4

9,9/ 10,0

6,6/ 3,2

8,3/ 6,6

10,0/ 10,2

6,7/ 3,4

8,4/ 6,8

10,1/ 10,4

6,8/ 3,6

8,5/ 7,1

10,2/ 10,5

6,9/ 3,7

8,6/ 7,3

10,3/ 10,7

7,0/ 3,9

8,7/ 7,5

10,4/ 10,8

7,1/ 4,1

8,8/ 7,7

10,5/ 11,0

7,2/ 4,3

8,9/ 8,0

10,6/ 11,2

7,3/ 4,5

9,0/ 8,2

10,7/ 11,4

7,4/ 4,7

9,1/ 8,4

10,8/ 11,6

7,5/ 4.9

9,2/ 8,6

10,9/ 11,8

7,6/ 5,1

9,3/ 8,8

11,0 and above/ 12,0