The Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies is a multidisciplinary research center that oversees the work of several departments at Monticello and supports the ongoing international study of Thomas Jefferson and his world.

ICJS Programs

All ICJS programs are available online as well as in-person.


Since its founding, the ICJS has hosted over 500 domestic and international scholars from the United States and 32 countries around the world, including Pulitzer-Prize winning historians Alan Taylor and Jack Rakove.