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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

Will Hayward's Independent Nation book cover

New book deepens Welsh independence debate

15 September 2022

Research from Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre is highlighted extensively in a new book by one of Wales’ leading journalists

Wales Governance Centre Annual Lecture: Postponed

9 September 2022

Brittle with Relics lecture postponed to November

Racial disparity in Welsh arrests revealed by new data

3 September 2022

New Wales-only data have been published which confirm the extent of racial disparities in arrest rates by police forces in Wales

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