Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies

A Global Center

The Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies is a multidisciplinary research center that supports ongoing international study of Thomas Jefferson and his world.


Monticello's fellowship program for domestic and international scholars promotes research of Jefferson’s life and times and the community at Monticello.

Jefferson Library

A modern, presidential-style library supporting research on Thomas Jefferson and his life, times, and legacy.

Conferences and Symposia

Monticello has organized dozens of conferences, symposia seminars on a wide range of topics at academic institutions in Argentina, Australia, China, Cuba, Russia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Britain, Poland, Austria, and Italy.

Other Programs


Since 1993, Monticello has supported the publication of almost 40 books and scholarly works.

Public Programs

Monticello supports a number of public programs for adults, including an annual Historic Landscape Institute and Archaeological Field School.