Class Schedule

Building Community Around the World, From the Doorsteps of Madison!

Welcome to the International Friendship Center! We’re so glad you found us. We are a non-profit organization whose mission is to help the UW-Madison international students and international community connect with new friends, practice English in a comfortable and safe environment, and experience the US in unique and genuine ways. Whether you’re visiting Madison, Wisconsin for three months or three years, we invite you to join our in-person and online classes, events, and activities!

Free English Classes

Class Schedule

The IFC provides free 16 online and in-person classes each week for you to practice English. Our classes are open to internationals in the Madison area and friends of IFC students. We cultivate a safe, comfortable environment that engages and encourages your participation. We also focus on building relationships so that our friendship extends beyond the classroom! We even have unique class offerings like US history, movies, and music discussion!

Interested in joining our classes? Contact us for more information, and make sure to check out our class schedule!

Our in-person classes are located in downtown Madison. You are welcome to stop by at any time!

Enjoy our wide variety of classes like conversation, pronunciation, and idioms.

If you’d like to join our online classes, please contact us so that we can provide you the information.

Cultural Events and Activities

Get Connected

Experience Madison, Wisconsin, and the U.S. in ways that you won’t find anywhere else! We host multiple activities each month throughout the entire year. Come enjoy a traditional summer barbecue at an American’s home! Or maybe you’d like to try Madison’s most popular snow sledding hill? Or perhaps you’d like to spend the weekend with a host family and join them for Sunday church service!

Please contact us if you would like to join these activities. This is your opportunity to meet new friends and experience real people and real life in the U.S.!

Picking fresh strawberries at a local farm

Picking fresh strawberries at a local farm

Kayaking at Winga Lake and enjoying the sun

Kayaking at Wingra Lake and enjoying the sun

Eating dinner with friends at an American home

Follow Us on Social Media!

You can find us on Facebook and Instagram. This is where we recap our most recent events and activities!

Don’t forget to Like our Facebook page and Follow us on Instagram. That helps us build our IFC community, and it will also ensure you don’t miss our exciting updates and posts!

Contact Us

Our classes are open to internationals in the Madison area and friends of IFC students.

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