EU Procurement Guidance

The University is obliged to comply with the European Union Directive for the procurement of goods, services, and public works contracts on all occasions where the projected value of the contract is thought to exceed the financial thresholds shown below.

The Public Contracts Regulations

Threshold values to apply from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2017.

Supply & Services Contracts

Central Government- £106,047
Sub-Central Government- £164,176


All bodies - £4,104,394


The University has a requirement to place an advertisement in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) stating the intention to contract and inviting expressions of interest. Once the contract has been awarded there is a further requirement to place a contract award notice.

To arrange to place an advertisement or a contract award notice in the OJEU contact the University Corporate Procurement Unit.