Welcome to AMIS!

AMIS invites all international students and scholars in the Greater Atlanta area to join our programs and events to introduce you to our city and connect you to local American friends. During the COVID-19 pandemic, our programs will be adjusted to comply with CDC and Georgia Department of Health guidelines. Click on the pictures to learn more about each program. Sign up for our mailing list below to receive monthly e-mails about AMIS events.

Events are a great way to get to know other international students as well as Americans.

To learn more about our mission and values, read here.



Join us for a concert and reception to welcome ALL international students and scholars in the Atlanta area.

Make an

American Friend

Sign up for the Amigo Friendship program to be partnered with a local individual or family.

Experience Thanksgiving 

Enjoy a meal on Thanksgiving Day with a host family



Stay with a host family and tour Atlanta or another city for 10 days around the Christmas holiday.

"I love my Amigo. She is the best. We meet quite often, and it feels so much better after visiting her."

-Vivek, India, 2020

"My Amigo is really friendly and helpful"

-Alya, Egypt, 2020

"So far, I really enjoy my Amigos! We have been having lots of interesting conversations. And the fact that they lived in Congo makes the match even more special. I am very grateful for that."

-Elise, Congo, 2020

"I have found a new friend with the help of AMIS"

-Fuhua, China, 2020

Can't find what you are looking for? Please contact us.


Phone: 470-851-1248

Address: 607 Peachtree St. NE

                Atlanta, GA 30308

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