Federazione Italiana Attività Subacquee

Federazione Italiana Attività Subacquee
Abbreviation FIAS
Formation 1972
Type NGO
Headquarters Milan
  • Viale Andrea Doria, 8 20124 Milano Lombardy
Region served
National President
Bruno Galli
Affiliations CMAS
Confederazione Italiana delle Attività Subacquee (CIAS)
Website www.fias.it
Formerly called

The Federazione Italiana Attività Subacquee (FIAS) (Italian Underwater Activities Federation) is an Italian non-profit diver training organization. It is member of:

It counts in Italy 130 distinct federated clubs (34 sezioni territoriali and 96 circoli).


It was founded as ENAL-FIAS in 1968, then changed in FIAS in 1972.[1]


Courses and diver certifications

FIAS offers internationally recognized (CMAS) diver certifications.[2]

Most relevant courses

EUF Certification

The FIAS obtained CEN certification from the EUF certification body in 2005 for the following scuba diver grades:

Other activities

It works alongside Italian Civil Protection and actively supports environment research and protection projects like the MAC project for the coastal environmental monitoring.


  1. (Italian) History, structure and philosophy of FIAS
  2. (Italian) FIAS dive courses
  3. "CEN EUF Certification". http://www.fias.it/certificazione-cen-euf. Retrieved 30 September 2013. External link in |publisher= (help)
  4. "EUF Certified Training Systems/Training Organisations". EUF Certification International. Retrieved 30 September 2013.

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