General Information

Headquartered in
New York
Dr. David Chang, Chairman and Board of Directors

Contact Information

  • Email: Dina Iskaros, Director of Recruitment and College Relations,
  • Phone: +1.212.785.0812
  • Fax: +1.212.785.0813
  • Address: Study Abroad Program in China Global Maximum Educational Opportunities, Inc. 32 Broadway, Suite 1701, New York, NY 10004


Global Maximum Educational Opportunities, Inc. (g-MEO). g-MEO, headquartered in New York City, is a Delaware company founded in 2011 to increase substantially the number of US college students going abroad to China to study, including those in variety of majors and fields.

The co-founders, Dr. David C. Chang and Mr. Daniel Lou, were inspired when, in 2010, the Obama Administration established the State Department's 100,000 Strong Initiative. Its mission is to send 100,000 American students to study in China over the next four years.

Dr. Chang and Mr. Lou wanted to make a contribution to achieving this mission by making available more opportunities for US students to study in China in English, without necessarily having already studied Chinese, and attracting students from a broad variety of backgrounds.

g-MEO is dedicated to delivering China study abroad program options meeting the highest quality standards in a variety of locations, offering a wide array of courses in English, as well as Mandarin Chinese language training and hands-on learning such as internships and community service.

G-MEO's Study Abroad Program in China offers two distinct program options: Partner Universities in Greater China and American Centers for Study Abroad.

Partner Universities in Greater China

G-MEO collaborates with four top-quality Universities - Shanghai Finance University and Tongji University in Shanghai, Xi'an's Jiaotong-Liverpool University in nearby Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, Soochow University in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, and Yuan Ze University in Taipei - to offer a wide range of courses taught in English.

American Centers for Study Abroad

The pioneering idea of co-founder and Chairman of Global Maximum Educational Opportunities, Inc., Dr. David Chang, g-MEO offers an English language, US-style learning environment in Chengdu, Sichuan Province in the Southwest. It will have several US universities and colleges that will offer a range of their courses. The prestigious Sichuan University is its host institution. The Center is scheduled to have its grand opening in May 2012, with its inaugural semester in Spring 2013.