Divers Alert Network

DAN (Divers Alert Network Europe) is an international non-profit medical and research organization dedicated to the health and safety of divers. Founded in 1983, DAN Europe main goal is to give authoritative information and advice for the benefit of its members and the diving public.







DAN Europe

  • Provides emergency medical advice and assistance for underwater diving injuries and works to prevent injuries and to promote diving safety
  • Promotes and supports underwater diving research and education
  • Aims to provide the most accurate, up-to-date and unbiased information on matters of general interest to the diving public

The DAN Europe's vision is to be the most well known and trusted organization in the world, in the area of ​​diver safety and emergency services, health, research and education through its members, instructors, sponsors and the sport diving community in general. 

DAN Europe has almost 100 000 members!


DAN also offers diving insurance. The benefits of this insurance are:

  • 24/7 Worldwide medical assistance in diving emergencies
  • Specific dive insurance, valid in the whole world
  • Organizing medical transportation and emergency repatriation
  • Coordination of hyperbaric medical treatment
  • Immediate payment of medical and hospital expenses, worldwide
  • Medical advice and referral to a medical specialist
  • travel Assistance
  • legal assistance
  • Easy extensions of coverage for your family


The difference between an emergency and a disaster is the ability to act quickly and prevent further damage. The DAN Europe Training programs teach you what you should do in a diving accident and with focus to directly take all necessary steps to prevent injuries or make sure they do not get worse, by providing a fast and effective first aid. DAN First Aid Programs follow the latest guidelines of the European Resuscitation Council (ERC European Resuscitation Counsil) and are recognized internationally by various government agencies, universities, diving physicians, the American College of Baromedicine (ECB), the European Underwater and Baromedical Society (EUBS ) and many dive operators. By following DAN First Aid Courses you can mean the difference between an emergency and a disaster.


DAN is one of the world's leading leaders in the field of medical and scientific diving safety research. DAN Europe has, since 1994, several research projects in the field of medical and physiological diving. The results obtained by our researchers, are often used by international medical diving community as a reference.


As a DAN Professional Partner we can help you if you have any questions about DAN. You can also contact us for DAN insurance and DAN Courses.

Want to know more? Take a look at DAN Europe