The Mediterranean Association of International Schools is a professional organization that strives to improve the quality of education in its Member schools. It promotes the professional development of Faculty, Administrators, and School Board Members, effects communication and interchange, and creates international understanding.
MAIS serves as a liaison between its 44 Member Schools, 45 Associate Member organizations as well as other regional, professional, and in-service organizations.
Presently, MAIS is composed of schools from 17 different countries, including Austria, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Italy, Lebanon, Malta, Morocco, Oman, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. In addition, several Associate Members, such as schools outside the Mediterranean region, colleges, businesses, and interested individuals, support MAIS endeavors and have joined the organization.