Showa University(昭和大学,Shōwa Daigaku?) is a private university in Japan with campuses in Tokyo, Yamanashi. and Kanagawa Prefectures. What was to become today's Showa University was founded in 1928 as Showa Medical School (昭和医学専門学校,Shōwa Igaku Senmon Gakkō?); it was renamed Showa Medical University (昭和医科大学,Shōwa Ika Daigaku?) in 1946 before becoming Showa University in 1964. It now shares one its buildings with the British School in Tokyo. It also has affiliated hospitals.