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Merged in 2014, we brought together Cardiff University’s renowned Law School with our highly respected Politics and International Relations department.

Our interdisciplinary research environment allows our staff and students to collaborate extensively, delivering varied and impactful research.

In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) the majority of our activity was classed as “world leading” or “internationally excellent” and we were recognised as one of the foremost legal research institutions in the UK.

Our academics are internationally recognised and embedded in UK, European and global networks, which include the UN, NATO, G7 and Welsh Government.

The combination of established researchers and young scholars has created a dynamic and forward-looking research environment.