The purpose of the Academy is as follows:
a - to promote religious, historical and artistic studies
relating to the territories of the Grand Priories of the
Order to know the relationships occurring over the centuries
between these territories and the Sovereign Military Order
of Malta and to develop the same in the future.
b - to promote religious, artistic and technical studies
relating to the presence of the Order in the world, and
in particular with respect to the activities carried out
by National Associations and Embassies.
c - to organize conventions, seminars and lectures, on issues
concerning the history of the Sovereign Military Order of
Malta in the territories of the Grand Priories and Associations.
d - to publish original essays and research studies contributing
to the knowledge of the history of the Sovereign Military
Order of Malta also with reference to the Grand Priories
and the present National Associations.
e - to establish a specialised library and an archive, meeting
the scientific requirements of the Academy, in the magistral
residence of Magione. In furtherance of its purposes, the
Academy may co-operate with other scientific institutions.
f - to develop proposals aimed at underlining, within the
context of Grand Priories and National Associations, the
relevance of the many aspects of the modern role of the
Order, and to prepare pertinent implementation projects
by organising activities deemed suitable for the achievement
of the Academy's aims.
g - to organise training courses for the Order's diplomatic
Corps, given by experts in diplomatic and international
law, selected by the Scientific Committee mentioned in Art.
9, in accordance with the Grand Magistry and financed within
the limits fixed by the Board of Directors mentioned in