Waseda University

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Private university in Tokyo, Japan

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About Waseda University

According to Wikipedia, Waseda University, abbreviated as , is a private research university in Shinjuku, Tokyo. Founded in 1882 as the Tōkyō Senmon Gakkō by Ōkuma Shigenobu, the school was formally renamed Waseda University in 1902.

What Is Waseda University Known For?

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

Waseda University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Waseda University's Most Influential Alumni?

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

Sun Myung Moon
Sun Myung Moon
A Korean religious leader.
Yasujirō Ozu
Yasujirō Ozu
A Japanese Film Director .
Ikujiro Nonaka
A Japanese business theorist.
Li Dazhao
A Co-founder of the Chinese Communist Party .
Haruki Murakami
Haruki Murakami
A Japanese writer.
Hiroshi Yamauchi
Hiroshi Yamauchi
A Japanese businessman.
Masaru Ibuka
Masaru Ibuka
A Japanese businessman.
Chiune Sugihara
Chiune Sugihara
A Japanese diplomat, Righteous Among the Nations .
Ikki Kita
Ikki Kita
A Japanese philosopher and right-wing activist.
Tōru Hashimoto
A Mayor of Osaka and lawyer.
Lee Kun-hee
Lee Kun-hee
A 4th and 6th Chairman of the Samsung Group.
Kenichi Ohmae
A Japanese academic.

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