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International Atlanta Organizations


AMIS (pronounced ah-mee') is a French word that means “friends” and symbolizes our mission as an organization of friendship and hospitality. The AMIS organization serve international students in the metro Atlanta area. they want to make your stay in the United States a “once-in-a-lifetime” experience. With the support of churches, civic and service organizations, and corporations, they connect students with “host” families and individuals in a number of different ways, providing students with opportunities for meaningful and personal relationships with Atlanta families and individuals.

During the past 35 years, they have built friendship and hospitality bridges with over 50,000 students. Many of these relationships still exist today.

Learn more about AMIS. We invite you to get involved in this “grass roots” effort to promote world peace through one-on-one connections.