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Max Kade German Residence

The Max Kade German Residence, a Michigan Learning Community, offers students a unique opportunity to live in the only language house on campus. The core theme of the Max Kade Haus is experiential learning – applying what is learned in one's German classes to everyday life. Enhance your cross-cultural understanding and German proficiency with like-minded residents! Check out the house activities and learn how to apply for the program!

The top 10 Reasons to live in the Max Kade Haus (according to the Kade residents):

  1. You can speak and practice lots of German, including informal slang, in a relaxed environment.
  2. The people are very friendly—you have great neighbors with similar interests who become like a family, with a Head Resident/R.A. who looks after you and the program.
  3. There are many German activities, including Deutschtisch, Kaffeestunde and Filmabend.
  4. You live centrally located in North Quad and have a big room, and a *wunderbar* campus dining hall.
  5. You can always find someone to answer questions you may have about your German homework.
  6. You can be eligible for an affordable, subsidized trip to a German-speaking city.
  7. You have mini-courses together that are fun.
  8. You get to know other German students and learn about German culture together.
  9. By living in the House, you are eligible to apply for the annual $1,500 George Valenta Scholarship.
  10. You can put the experience on your CV.