Kyoto University

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Kyoto University (京都大学, Kyōto daigaku), or Kyodai (京大, Kyōdai) is a Japanese university in Kyoto. It is the second oldest Japanese university.[1] It is in the city of Kyoto in Kyoto Prefecture

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Kyoto Imperial University (京都帝國大學, Kyōto-teikoku-daigaku) was established on June 1897 as a part of the Imperial university system.[2]

The College of Law and the College of Medicine were founded in 1899, and the College of Letters was established in 1906.[2]

In October 1947, Kyoto Imperial University was renamed Kyoto University.[1]

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References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kyoto University, "Historical Sketch"; retrieved 2012-6-10.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kyoto University, "Chronological Table"; retrieved 2012-6-10.

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Coordinates: 35°01′34″N 135°46′51″E / 35.026212°N 135.780842°E / 35.026212; 135.780842