Jushinkan in Seta campus
Ryukoku University (龍谷大学 Ryūkoku Daigaku) is a private university in Kyoto, Japan.
It was founded as a school for Buddhist monks of the Nishi Hongan-ji denomination in 1639, and became a secularized university in 1876. The university's professors and students founded the literary magazine Chūōkōron in 1887. It has three campuses: Fukakusa and Omiya in Kyoto; and Seta in Shiga prefecture. Its campuses are smoke-free.
- ↑ Ryūkoku University Mission Statement ryukoku.ac.jp
Coordinates: 34°57′50″N 135°46′0″E / 34.96389°N 135.76667°E