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Wales Governance Centre

We undertake innovative research into all aspects of the law, politics, government and political economy of Wales, as well the wider UK and European contexts of territorial governance.

Follow @WalesGovernance on Twitter to see our latest research findings, comments on Welsh public policy and live events reporting.

We offer a selection of part-time and full-time postgraduate courses in law, government and politics as well as pathways into undergraduate study.

Our research covers some the most important issues in Wales today - Brexit, devolution, justice and juristiction and fiscal analysis.

Latest news

Agriculture and the Rural Economy in the frame for Governance After Brexit seminar

17 June 2021

The next academic seminar in a series by Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre has been announced, with agriculture and the rural economy taking the spotlight

Video and Slides: Scottish and Welsh Election Studies

16 June 2021

The initial findings of the 2021 Scottish and Welsh Election Studies were unveiled at last week’s webinar, hosted by Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre

Seminar will examine frontline role of local governance in Wales in light of Brexit and Covid-19

14 June 2021

The seminar will bring together leading experts on social and public policy and on local governance in Wales to reflect on where we are, how we got here and what are the upcoming challenges


Our events bring leading experts and public figures together to discuss public policy, politics, government and the law of Wales.