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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

Prisoner's hands clasped around prison bars

Less than half of Welsh prisoners return to settled accommodation on release, report says

16 September 2020

Academic calls for urgent debate about prisoner homelessness in Wales

Senedd Building in Cardiff Bay

New reforms to 'strengthen our democracy in Wales'

10 September 2020

Since 2017, Professor Laura McAllister, part of Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre, has been influential in the Senedd reform agenda

European Union, United Kingdom and Welsh flags

Report examines Ireland-Wales Cooperation Programme

9 September 2020

Despite its relatively small size, the programme has actively contributed to the economic and sustainable development of Ireland and Wales

Events

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