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Omiya Campus in January 2017
Ryukoku University (龍谷大学, Ryūkoku Daigaku) is a private university in Kyoto, Japan.
It was founded as a school for Buddhist priests 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.
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