Trans-Border Institute
Phone: (619) 260-7919
Fax: (619) 849-8123

Location: KIPJ Room 238
Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110

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Trans-Border Institute

Research and Outreach

The Trans-Border Institute actively seeks to promote improved dialogue, collaboration, and cultural understanding, regarding border issues, among policy makers, academics, and regional stakeholders.

Due to the University of San Diego's proximity to the U.S.-Mexico border, the historical focus of the TBI's work has been U.S.-Mexico border relations. The institute is expanding to reach all borders along the Pacific, from Canada to Central America.

We partner with human rights groups, researchers, and other peacebuilders on the topics of:

Information and best practices are published through the institute's resources, professional forums and other events.

The institute and its work are valuable resources for countries and communities with border issues, as well as students and the community at large. We welcome students and the community to use the institute as a resource for research and practice.