Welcome to the IPSERA website

This is the website of the International Purchasing and Supply Education and Research Association (IPSERA). IPSERA is a multi-disciplinary network of academics and practitioners dedicated to the development of knowledge concerning Purchasing and Supply Management.


Attendance at the annual conference guarantees exposure to some of the most recent research developments in this field. The conference welcomes contributions from academics in any field or discipline that has a contribution to make to understanding of Purchasing and Supply phenomena.


Membership of IPSERA offers consultants and practitioners contact with a global network of experts on a range of issues relating to Purchasing and Supply concepts.


Its certified "Academic Centres of Excellence' and 'Regional Nodes', offer decentralised regional platforms for academic exchange and diffusion of new ideas and concepts across the world.


You will find general information, details about membership and an application form. As a member, you have free access to our Library which contains over 1200 purchasing- related papers. The 'Members-Only' part of this web site enables access to a library with more papers, a range of forums, overviews of vacancies posted and access to other members.



Please find the most recent Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management Special Issue with best papers from the IPSERA conference here.



Upcoming events

09 Apr 2017 • Budapest, Hungary
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