|Scientific diving is regulate by:||Law (German Federal Minister for Labor and Social Affairs - BAMS) http://www.bmas.de/DE/Startseite/start.html|
|ESDP member:||Full member|
|Officialy designated expert(s) and authority (if implemented) responsible for scientific diving in country:||German Commission for Scientific Diving (Kommission Forschungstauchen Deutschland - KFT)
Contact Person: Philipp Fischer (philipp.fischer_(at)_awi.de)
Type of authority: Professional organisation legalized by the German Ministery of Research and Education and the Examination board for scientific divers
|National certification organisation / authority for scientific diving:||Examination board for scientific divers within the statutory accident insurance
Contact person: Dipl. Ing. Frank Werner (frank.werner_(at)_bg-bau.de)
Type of authority: Statutory accident insurance (legalised by the German Ministry for Inner Affairs).
|National gouvernmental agency providing the legal background for scientific diving:||German Federal Ministry for Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS)|
|National licence for scientific diving:||National licence:
|National regulations:||National regulations: BGR/GUV-R 2112 - Einsatz von Forschungstauchern (File:Download here)
English version: BGR/GUV-R 2112 - "Operation of Scientific Divers (File:Download here)
|ESD/AESD issuing authority respectively authority providing national equivalence list to ESD/AESD:||German commission for scientific diving (KFT)
Contact person: Philipp Fischer (philipp.fischer_(at)_awi.de)
|Level of acceptance of scientific diving licences (i.e. ESD/AESD certificates) of other European countries:||# ESD / AESD certificates of EU countries listed as full members in this equivalence list are fully accepted as scientific divers.
|Last modified according to national contributions on x by (y):||29.09.2013(pf)|