Keio University

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Private university in Tokyo, Japan

About Keio University

According to Wikipedia, Keio University, abbreviated as Keio or Keidai, is a private research university located in Minato, Tokyo, Japan. It is the oldest institute of western higher education in Japan. Its founder, Fukuzawa Yukichi, originally established it as a school for Western studies in 1858 in Edo.

Keio University's Online Degrees

What Is Keio University Known For?

Keio University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Keio University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Keio University's Most Influential Alumni?

Keio University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Business, Nursing, and Literature. Here are some of Keio University's most famous alumni:

Ted Nelson
Ted Nelson
An American information technologist, philosopher, and sociologist. Ted Nelson is coined the terms "hypertext" and "hypermedia".
Kengo Kuma
Kengo Kuma
A Japanese architect .
Soyen Shaku
Soyen Shaku
A Japanese Zen Buddhist monk.
Yohji Yamamoto
Yohji Yamamoto
A Japanese fashion designer.
Joi Ito
Joi Ito
A Japanese-American activist, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist.
Junzaburō Nishiwaki
Junzaburō Nishiwaki
A Japanese writer.
Chiaki Mukai
Chiaki Mukai
A Japanese woman astronaut, medical doctor.
Hiroshi Aramata
Hiroshi Aramata
A Japanese author, renowned bibliophile, translator and specialist in natural history and cartography.
Ken Sakamura
A Japanese computer scientist.
Naoko Takeuchi
A Japanese manga artist.
Hu Feng
Hu Feng
A Chinese Marxist writer, poet and literary theorist.
Ichizō Kobayashi
Ichizō Kobayashi
A Japanese businessman .

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