Keio University, is a private university located in Minato, Tokyo, Japan. It is known as the oldest institute of modern higher education in Japan. It has eleven campuses in Tokyo and Kanagawa. It has ten faculties: Letters, Economics, Law, Business and Commerce, Medicine, Science and Technology, Policy Management, Environment and Information Studies, Nursing and Medical Care, and Pharmacy. There is a hospital connected to the university - Keio University Hospital, that is one of the largest and most well-known general hospitals in Japan.
The university has more than 350 student exchange programs with prestigious Institutions.
In Japanese universities, there are student societies called "circles". Although the exact number is not clear, there are over 410 circles in Keio.
Keio holds school festivals every year in each campus. The main festival is called "Mita Sai" on Mita campus, which is usually held in late November. Mita Sai includes various activities for not only entertainment but also academic purposes.Approximately 200,000 people visit Mita Sai every year.
Near the campus there are 10 dormitories where students can accomodate. The university has large libraries where nearly 4.9 million book volumes are avaliable to the students.