News & Events

  • Join us for Oktoberfest on Tuesday, October 12 in Occom Commons, McLaughlin. We'll serve brats, pretzels, music, games and crafts. Come as you are or wear your dirndl or lederhosen!

  • Twas the Night Before German Elections: A presentation by Dennis Wegner

    Join Dennis on Saturday, September 23 @ 7 pm in Max Kade Center to have your questions about the upcoming elections answered: - What is the „Bundestag“? - Who are the German people voting for? - What‘s at stake? - Will Merkel stay chancellor for another 4 years?

  • Happy Fall Term! Join us for our first German Club meeting on Wednesday, September 13 at 5 pm in the Max Kade Center at Maxwell Hall (near Thayer School of Engineering).

    We will talk about happenings in the fall term and elect new German Club officers (a president, a vice president, and a treasurer).

  • GERM 65.03 - Masterpieces of German Drama

    This course treats eight of the greatest plays ever written in German, paired to highlight historical links, thematic continuities, and formal innovations persisting throughout the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. Lessing's Nathan der Weise and Frisch's Andorra address issues of religious and racial tolerance; Goethe's Iphigenie and Kleist's Penthesilea analyze attitudes...

  • Claire Park and Annelise Sauter Ortiz, both of the Class of 2016, have won scholarships from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). For details, click on the headline above to see an article in Dartmouth News:

  • Our spring 2017 Max Kade Visiting Professor Line Hoven, gaphic artist and author of celebrated graphic novels in Germany,  is offering a srcatch art workshop for members of the LLCs and other student communities. All materials, snacks and drinks will be provided. The event takes place in Occom Commons, Goldstein Hall (Global Village) on Thursday, April 27 from 4-6 pm.

  • Max Kade Residents took part in the LLC Progressive Lunch to talk to prospective housing applicants on Saturday.

    The Max Kade German Center provides affinity housing for 20 students interested in the German language as well as in other matters Swiss, German, or Austrian. The Center is also a gathering place for non-resident students who share these interests.


    It contains a library, seminar rooms, and a lounge for cultural and social...


    An Interdisciplinary Conference
    Dartmouth College, April 13-16, 2017



    For more than a century—dating as far back as 1907, when the first German-language film...

  • Yoram Ben-Zeev, former Isareli Ambassador to Germany, will visit our program for an informal discussion with interested students, faculty and staff.

    Topics include the unique relationship between Israel and Germany and German policy on the Middle East conflict.

    The event will take place in the German Studies Department Conference Room (Dartmouth Hall, 3rd floor) on Monday, February 13 from 4.30-5.30 pm.

    Coffee and cookies will be served.

    For more information email...

  • Please join us for a film workshop event with film director and art history faculty member Viktor Witkowski on his new short film Refuge (Deutschland, 2017)

    Take the opportunity to talk to Viktor about his work with Syrian refugees in Germany and Vermont and create a small photo exhibition to be displayed in Dartmouth Hall.

    Viktor's movie is being screened with live music (!) this Thursday in the...