Office of Study Abroad and Study Away Programs

Recommended Reading

Comprehensive Guides for Study Abroad:

Resources on Culture-Shock, Returning from Study Abroad and Cultural Adaptation

  • The Art of Coming Home, Craig Storti, Intercultural Press. Available at
  • The Psychology of Culture Shock, Colleen Ward; Stephen Bochner; Adrian Furhnam, Routledge, 2001.
  • Survival Kit for Overseas Living, Robert L. Kohls, Intercultural Press. Available at
  • Welcome Back to Clark, a guide to life after study abroad, published by the Study Abroad Programs Office. Contact us at 508-793-7363 for a copy.

Additional Websites
Institute of International Education (IIE)
Go Abroad