The Centre for Advanced International Studies (CAIS) has developed one of the UK’s leading International Relations programmes in one of Europe’s leading Politics departments and we offer internationally recognised, research led teaching and supervision in areas of global importance including international security, IR theories, foreign policy, conflict analysis, globalisation and resistance.

Our research

CAIS is a research-led network of scholars. It provides an infrastructural base for externally funded research projects as well as thematics.

Study with us

Our postgraduate students sustain and develop the research culture on which we all depend. 

CAIS team

The aim of CAIS is to foster, develop and disseminate international quality research and postgraduate teaching.