The Kade German Center in Maxwell Hall (part of the River Cluster) offers comfortable, spacious living accommodations for 20 American and international students who share an interest in the language and culture of German speaking countries. Both English and German are spoken at the Kade Center, and advanced German language skills are not required. Students live in individual rooms in one of five-co-ed apartments, and each group of four shares living and cooking facilities. In addition, the Kade Center includes conference, classroom, office, and kitchen facilities and a lounge for social gatherings. The Center also provides quiet study space, the use of its library for Center, and serves as a gathering place for activities of the German Club (Germania).The Kade Center has a Resident Director from a German speaking country who will assist with planning a variety of cultural programs and encourage residents to develop and use their German language skills. While German language proficiency is not required of Kade Center residents, and English is spoken much of the time, all Kade Center residents are encouraged to participate in affinity house activities. The Max Kade Center, Germania, and the German Studies Department work together to host events such as the Pantoffelkino film series, Kaffeestunde, Stammtische,lectures, and parties. The Kade German Center was built with funds donated by the Max Kade Foundation and is sponsored by the Department of German Studies.Inquiries about the program can be addressed to Wadeane.Kunz@dartmouth.edu in the Department of German Studies.