Max Kade German Center

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.

About the Center

It contains a library, seminar rooms, and a lounge for cultural and social events such as lectures, small conferences, and film showings. It also includes several attractive apartments. Each has a kitchen, living room, bathroom, and individual bedrooms.

In conjunction with the German Club, the resident advisor at the Kade Center sponsors activities such as dinners, movies, an Oktoberfest, hikes, and discussions with visitors.

The 2016-17 Kade Resident Advisor is Sonja Kowalzik, a student at the University of Oldenburg majoring in English and German. Sonja, who is also the German Department's Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant, will audit courses, assist in beginning language instruction, and organize German Club and Kade Center activities.

Amalie Klein, a student at the Universtit Mainz who is the German Universities Exchange Fellow at Dartmouth in 2016-17, will also live in the center. This Exchange is made possible by an agreement between Dartmouth and the Federation of German-American Clubs.

Application information

If you’d like to live in the The Max Kade German Center, please apply to it as a “Living Learning Community” within your housing application on Bannerstudent.

For further information, please contact Wadeane Kunz, the German Studies departmental administrator.