Photo © Lisa Gorkiewicz, University of Salzburg
At the end of April 2021, the “Salzburg International Templar Studies Network” was founded at the Faculty of Law in cooperation with the Department of Forensic Medicine & Forensic Psychiatry at the University of Salzburg by Univ.-Prof. Johannes Michael Rainer, Univ.-Prof. Fabio Monticelli, Assoz.-Prof. Cemper Kiesslich and Priv.-Doz. Daniele Mattiangeli. The Network is under the patronage of the Province of Salzburg, the City of Salzburg, the Pontifical Committee for Historical Studies and the Archdiocese of Salzburg.
It is the first recognized university research group to scientifically reconstruct both historical and scientific aspects of the Templar Order.
Coordination of the Salzburg International Templar Studies Network: Daniele Mattiangeli & Jan Cemper-Kiesslich
Coordination of the historical team: Daniele Mattiangeli
Coordination of the natural science team: Jan Cemper-Kiesslich
Scientific Advisory Board: Johannes Michael Rainer, Dietmar Winkler, Fiorenzo Facchini, Fabio Monticelli, Stephan Kirste, Michael Brauer and Albert Zink