Centre for Brexit Studies

The Centre for Brexit Studies, set up by Birmingham City University in January 2017, is a research centre which explores all aspects of the UK’s departure from the European Union.

brexitLooking beyond the reasons why the UK decided to leave the European Union, it aims to explore the far-reaching outcomes caused by the monumental decision. The Centre examines the impact Brexit will make on the business sector, law, crime and security, and society in general.

How can The Centre for Brexit Studies help your business?


The Centre for Brexit Studies runs a series of tailored workshops to suit specific business needs. Current themes include the potential impact of Brexit on logistics and supply chain management; employment law and human resource management; innovation and technology transfer; and understanding export markets.


Discover a series of regular events featuring public speakers drawn from business, politics and academia.

Past speakers at these events have included Vince Cable, Leader of the Liberal Democrats and John Clancy, Leader of Birmingham City Council.

The events have enabled the Centre for Brexit Studies academics to converse directly with the business community and the team have been heavily involved with local and regional Chambers of Commerce and the Federation of Small Business (FSB) in policy advice and engagement.


The Centre for Brexit Studies is able to work directly with business to address individual organisational issues and help them achieve business growth whilst the Brexit negotiation process unfolds, domestically and internationally.

Discover more about the Centre for Brexit Studies here.