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German Language House

The study of German at Colorado College does not end in the classroom. Our students are an integral part of extracurricular and departmental activities. Over the years, many have gone on to great things but have remained loyal alumni.

The Max Kade House is the German Department's own language theme house on the CC campus. Designed as a full-time residence for 15 students, the German House provides a fantastic atmosphere in which to live and learn. It is also the base for the many extra-curricular German events such as lectures, musical events, Christmas, Fasching and Oktoberfest parties and especially the Kaffeklatsch every Wednesday 15:30 to 16:30 (except the last Wednesday of the block). Everyone interested in German language, culture and meeting interesting people is invited to come.

Cultural Program Coordinator- Matthias Vollath- 2015-16

Matthias Vollath

I am from a small town near Regensburg, which makes me a true Bavarian. I am a senior at the University of Regensburg, and my majors are English and Physical Education. I love working with people, so I am planning on teaching these two subjects at high school level after graduation. When I am not running around in my Lederhosn (joke J) or studying, I enjoy doing sports – all kinds of sports, but my favorite ones are Volleyball, Tennis and Skiing. Even when there’s no snow on the mountains in the summertime, you can still find me there hiking around. I am looking forward to working and studying at CC and exploring Colorado’s nature.

The German House is distinguished by its comfortable interior. During the summers of 1997 and 2011, the German House underwent significant remodeling.

In addition to general improvements and redecoration, a brand-new kitchen, dedicated billiards room, and easy access for the disabled were added.

The beautiful Benedictine garden & fish pond invite the students to relax and enjoy their beautiful surroundings.

Computer resources and an international satellite television system are located in the 'Garden House' next door.

If you have any questions about living in the German House, contact the German Department.


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