Dr. Torsten Hiltmann is an Associate Professor at the Institute for Medieval History at Münster University with a special focus on auxiliary sciences of history. He is involved in the new Münster Center for Digital Humanities currently being founded. Before his affiliation with Münster University, he was working for DGIA (the Foundation of German Humanities Institutes Abroad) and the DHI (German Historic Institute) in Paris. He holds a Doctorate jointly awarded by EPHE Paris and TU Dresden. He studied medieval history at TU Dresden.