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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

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Welsh universities under serious threat as a result of the Covid-19 crisis, report finds

15 May 2020

The report reveals a stark series of findings pointing to a dramatic loss of tuition fee income for the sector in Wales as a result of Covid-19

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Prisoner numbers rise amidst Covid-19 outbreak

14 April 2020

The number of people held in Welsh prisons reached its highest ever level in March 2020, according to a report from Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre

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Funding for Wales falls short of what may be required to deal with coronavirus response, academics conclude

9 April 2020

Temporary reform of Welsh Government borrowing powers needed, says report

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