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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

The Senedd

Union or Independence?

6 March 2020

Closing Wales’ fiscal gap will be a huge challenge, whatever the country’s constitutional future

Mark Drakeford

First Minister to deliver speech on day UK leaves the EU

17 January 2020

The First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford AM, will deliver a keynote speech on the day Wales and the UK leaves the European Union at the invitation of Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre

Wales Millenium Centre and the Pierhead Building on the waterfront at Cardiff Bay.

Working across Government and Academia – Insights from Cardiff and London

16 January 2020

The importance of academic input into government policymaking was highlighted in a major Cardiff seminar on January 9th


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