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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 Plaid Cymru Senedd Member, Rhun ap Iorwerth

A Vision for Ambition: Rhun ap Iorwerth to deliver speech on fairness and economic renewal

8 December 2023

Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre will kick-off 2024 with a keynote address by the new Leader of Plaid Cymru

Cardiff City Aerial

Immigration Health Surcharge: “Incentive needed” for highly skilled migration to Wales

5 December 2023

The report notes that 215,429 overseas-born individuals call Wales home, contributing to the economy and shaping future demographics in an otherwise ageing nation

Claire Hanna, Member of Parliament for South Belfast

Rebuilding Relationships through a New Ireland: WGC Annual Lecture 2023

30 November 2023

The future of power-sharing and devolution will be under the spotlight as a leading SDLP politician visits Cardiff to deliver this year’s Wales Governance Centre Annual Lecture

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