Sudler House that houses the Max Kade Center

Max Kade Center for German-American Studies

Mission Statement

The Max Kade Center for German American Studies

  • Collaborates with campus, community, national, and international partners to promote teaching and research exploring the migration of  German-speaking Europeans to the United States in its global context.
  • Curates significant collections of books, archives, and artwork related to German Americans and partners with KU Libraries to make these collections available to scholars.
  • Provides opportunities for student engagement.  
  • Brings guest speakers & other programs to campus and the wider community.
  • Performs community outreach in partnership with Douglas County's Watkins Museum of History.