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Purchases, invoices, finances

Here you can read about the procedures for purchasing and procurement, how to manage invoices, and learn more about the University’s finances.

Purchasing and procurement

When purchasing goods or services you must use the suppliers that have an agreement with Lund University.

Read more about purchasing and procurement

Find out who you can contact at the Purchasing and Procurement office.

Services and products offered internally

Many services and products are also available for purchase internally, such as conference services, printed material or caretaker services:

Read more about what is on offer internally

Invoice management

An invoice is a bill that is to be paid by the University. You are responsible for ensuring that your invoices are taken care of. For this, use the purchasing and invoice management system Lupin (Proceedo).

Read more about managing invoices

Since 1 April 2019, all purchases in the public sector are required by law to be invoiced electronically.

Read more about compulsory e-invoicing

Pay close attention to requests for payments in general, and immediate payments in particular, received via email from what appears to be your manager.

Read more about payment fraud

If you want to join a professional or trade association or any other type of association, you may be entitled to be reimbursed for the membership and service fees.

Read more about reimbursement for service and membership fees


With regard to entertainment, special rules apply concerning VAT deduction and taxation of benefits.

Read more about entertainment etc


Approval of invoices, travel expense reports, etc. is regulated in the Approval rules.

Read more about approval


Here you can read more about the University’s annual and interim reports

Charge cards

Here, you can read more about how to handle purchases when travelling on business, for example, or on other occasions where you cannot get an invoice for your purchase.

Read more about charge cards


See the respective subpage.