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LGBTQ Advocacy and Leadership in Greece

Participate in this unique partnership exploring quality creative forms of expression with a focus on LGBTQ populations and leadership in Athens, Greece.

This faculty-led program is a 2-week, 3-credit study abroad partnership between Oklahoma City University (OCU) and Oklahoma State University (OSU). Explore the roles education and advocacy play within the context of gender and sexuality minorities in Greece—and back in the U.S.
Visit the Acropolis, local graffiti art, collaborate with Colour Youth and learn more about Rainbow Families. Explore Delphi. Cruise the Saronic Gulf and visit the islands of Hydra, Poros, and Aegina.

Quick Facts

Program Leaders: Dr. Adam Crawley from OSU and Colbi Beam from OCU.

Dates: May 11 - May 24 inclusive of travel days.

Location: Athens, Greece

Credits earned: 3

Accommodation: Shared rooms (2 to 3 students per room) in 2- to 3-star hotels in central Athens. Some meals provided.

Program Fee


Includes 3 credit hours of tuition, housing, excursions, entrance to historic and cultural sites included in the course, some meals, transportation for all excursions included in the program. Airport pick up and drop-off in Athens within a published window of time on the arrival date.

Additional Costs:

Airfare from the US

Additional meals and incidental costs

An international cell phone plan

Download a budget for this program to see what this program will cost you.

Application Dates

Applications Open: November 1, 2018

Application Closes: January 15, 2019 (or sooner if enrollment maximum is reached).

Payment Deadlines

$300 deposit at time of acceptance to the program

Balance due January 15, 2019

Scholarships and Financial Aid

  • Some state and federal financial aid, generally in the form of loans, may be available
  • Some students may be eligible for a supplemental Pell grant for summer study (requires 6 CH). See your financial aid advisor.

NOTE: Students must be enrolled in a total of 6 credit hours over the summer to be eligible for federal or state financial aid.

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