Associação Intercultural Amigos da Mobilidade (A.I.A.M.) is a non-profit association, which specializes in European Internships Programs, promotes, organizes and supports international mobility programs, international meetings on topics of mutual interest, multiculturality and interculturality.
We are based in Braga District, northern Portugal, very close to the Atlantic Ocean. In Portugal, we can organize mobilities in Braga, Barcelos, Esposende Beach, Praia da Rocha (Algarve) and Funchal (Madeira Island).
A.I.A.M. aims at being a cohesive and dynamic space, creating educational, cultural, social and recreational projects which promote its mission, values and goals.
The projects and mobilities promoted by the Association are destined to every citizen, and can take place on a local, national and international level, due to partnerships and networks with other public and private organizations. Any citizen, regardless of age, gender, occupation, race and nationality can become participant of mobilities that A.I.A.M organizes.
Associação Intercultural Amigos da Mobilidade works as host and a receiving organization and intends to offer to the participants of other countries the chance to have vocational orientation and/or labor experience to improve the capacities, to acquire know-how, to be initiated in a professional career and to achieve success.
Associação Intercultural Amigos da Mobilidade is an open door to new projects, where citizens and communities can realize their ideas and their dreams.
During 2012, Intercultural Association Mobility Friends received 263 participants, during 2013 we received 808 participants, during 2014 we received 747 participants, during 2015 we had 3000 and in 2016 we hosted more than 3200 participants from many different countries such as Spain, France, England, Italy, Belgium, Croatia, Greece, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Germany, Sweden, Hungary, Ireland, Turkey, Poland, Romania, Finland, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Macedonia, Netherlands, Switzerland, Uruguay, United States of America, Russia, Morocco and Egypt.
Mobility Friends employ presently 23 people, among which you will find, teachers, professional tour guides, translators an drivers.