The Trans-Border Institute (TBI) of the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies is an essential expression of the University of San Diego's commitment to promoting understanding, dialogue, and collaboration between Mexico and the United States and to addressing urgent transnational issues affecting their people and those of neighboring countries. TBI works through a combination of policy research and analysis, international dialogue, publications, education and training programs, public outreach, and cultural programs.
The University of San Diego is a Roman Catholic institution committed to advancing academic excellence, expanding liberal and professional knowledge, creating a diverse and inclusive community, and preparing leaders for a life of ethical conduct and compassionate service. Its Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies is dedicating to building and sustaining peace and justice through innovative learning, interdisciplinary analysis. At the Kroc School, peace and justice are regarded as core public policy challenges of the twenty-first century, not just matters of academic inquiry. There are hundreds of schools of public policy in the United States, but only one - the Kroc School - is focused on peace and justice.