Administrative Support

The Administrative Support unit of the Central Administration deals with such matters as finance, personnel and UA premises.

The main responsibility of the unit is to give UA managers and staff advice, support and service in the fields of HR, finance and superintendence; and to ensure that the information produced is of a high standard and facilitates decision-making by the UA.

Contact the Administrative Support


  • Strategic and operative support to UA managers in all HR areas, such as
  • personnel planning and recruitment
  • contracts and salaries
  • labour law
  • rehabilitation
  • cooperation
  • work environment.


The unit has responsibility for the UA’s

  • budget process
  • financial follow-ups and analyses
  • authorisation rules
  • EA-related procedures
  • authorisations (Agresso) as well as purchasers and approvers (EFH)
  • leasing contracts (signing and cancellation)
  • debit cards (Eurocard), both application and approval
  • coordination of operational planning and budgeting
  • coordination of KI’s internal boards and the management
  • central financial administration.


The unit has responsibility for the UA’s

  • purchasing coordination
  • cleaning contracts for premises occupied by UA staff
  • furniture and plants purchases (contracts)
  • copiers and printers (contracts)
  • coordination of premises planning issues and relocations
  • coordination of the administrative management of parking permits (annual permits)
  • coordination of and authorisation for making office material purchases
  • fire safety.

Tomas Högberg

Head of administration

Support Systems

Support Systems manages and develops processes and provides operational support for administrative systems; Finance, Purchasing, HR, Identities and KI-common research-related systems.



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