Centers of Peacebuilding and Human Rights

Furthering peace and justice through practice.

Take your learning beyond the classroom. Discover a dynamic intersection of people, practice and partnership focusing on the most pressing global issues of our time within our award-winning centers and institutes for peacebuilding and human rights. From a living lab at the border, to intimate talks with peace practitioners and progressive social entrepreneurs, you will learn to contribute to change with a deeper understanding of the complexities that hinder growth, stability and justice.

Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice Leaders, activists, peacebuilders and everyday heroes from the frontlines of conflict show students and the community what it really takes to resist violence, increase understanding and achieve peace.
Trans-Border Institute Trans-Border Institute Gain firsthand knowledge of the world's busiest border with immersive lessons on today's hot-button issues of immigration, cultural violence and economic opportunity.
Center for Peace and Commerce Center for Peace and Commerce The nation's only partnership between a business school and a peace school inspires the next generation of social entrepreneurs. Here, practical change takes shape.