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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

Cardiff University researchers join £10m centre for inclusive trade policy

29 November 2021

ESRC-funded centre to support government decision making

Cathays Park Crown Building

Looking ahead to Welsh budget day

18 November 2021

Wales Fiscal Analysis team announce Welsh budget outlook event

Welsh budget boosted – but cost of living challenge looms

28 October 2021

The Welsh budget is set for a £1.6bn boost in 2022-23 as a result of yesterday’s UK budget, according to a report from Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre. But significant cost of living pressures loom ahead of the winter, with households facing rising gas and electricity prices

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