Welcome to the American International Club of Rome!

The American International Club of Rome is a vibrant, fun, and welcoming Expat organization for those interested in all things American! Our awesome members are American, Italian, British, and Australian (among many others), and together we host cultural events such as museum tours, concerts, trivia nights, bowling parties, cocktail parties, black-tie dinners at exclusive locations throughout Rome, and, of course, our famous First Friday Happy Hours! Since 1953 we have been welcoming expats to Rome and we look forward to welcoming you to AICR!

Upcoming Events

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The American International Club of Rome is committed to the enrichment of international friendships through participation in, and support of, activities of a business, social, civil, and charitable nature.

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The purpose of the club is to encourage Americans, Italians, and citizens of other countries to meet in a congenial, relaxed atmosphere and to provide its members an opportunity to enjoy mutual interests and experiences through cultural, educational, and social exchanges.


AICR provides volunteer opportunities and raises funds for many worthwhile charities such as the World Food Programme, Retake Rome, Casa di Kim, Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, the Italian Red Cross, and the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis.


Dinners, happy hours, theater evenings, business networking mixers, cultural tours, professional lectures, holiday parties, tax seminars, pub quizzes, bowling and more! Check out our upcoming events and join us!

John R. Phillips

“I am pleased to serve as Honorary President of the American International Club of Rome. For more than fifty years, every American Ambassador to the Republic of Italy and the Republic of San Marino has been proud to hold the position. My own Italian roots give me yet another reason to take pride in supporting an association that for decades has consistently and effectively operated to strengthen the bridges between America and Italy. As Honorary President I hope to be able to foster these already close ties and further strengthen this relationship by focusing on the issues of greatest concern […]

John R. Phillips
U.S. Ambassador to Italy and to the Republic of San Marino

David Lane

“It is an honor and pleasure to serve as Honorary Vice-President of the American International Club of Rome. As U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies in Rome (USUN), I applaud your efforts to bring Americans together with people from around the world to enrich international relationships and provide community service. President Obama’s global hunger relief strategy, Feed the Future, stresses the importance of strong partnerships with other countries as well as with international, regional and local organizations, NGOs, foundations and the private sector. Together we can make a difference in people’s lives. I am pleased to support AICR and […]

David Lane
U.S. Ambassador to the UN Agencies