Current Diploma Programs:

  1. Ports Operation and Management.
  2. Maritime Navigation.
  3. Maritime Engineering.

About us:

The Arab Academy for Maritime Studies (AGHD) is one of the specialized institutions in Arab World. Since its establishment in 2013, the Academy has been involved in the various fields of education, training, community service. Being a multi-purpose, multi-task institution, the Academy basically offers its services to students from the entire Saudi Arabia and whole Arab World. The Academy undertakes teaching, training designed to qualify students in the all fields of knowledge, including Maritime Studies, technology and Management. Establishing the Arab Academy for Maritime Studies (AGHD)under supervision of Saudi "Technical and Vocational Training Corporation" License No. 1/8/12135 in2013. AGHD has received an Arab & Saudi recognition due to its acknowledged and unique achievement, but it has a plan to getan international recognition from (IMO) International Maritime Organization. It’s a long term plan to develop the maritime studies not only in Saudi Arabia, but in the whole Middle-East.

Arab Academy For Maritime Studies

​الأكاديمية العربية للدراسات البحرية العالي للتدريب

Marine Management “Saudi Aramco” in gathering photo with first group of Saudi contractor students studying at AGHD academy after completing familiarization visit in Jeddah Marine facility 

منسوبي الإدارة البحرية في "أرامكو السعودية" مع الدفعة الأولى من المتدربين السعوديين خريجي الأكاديمية العربية للدراسات البحرية بجدة بعد الانتهاء من زيارة تعريفية في المرافق البحرية 


  1. Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques
  2. Medical First Aid
  3. Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities
  4. Proficiency of Security awareness Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties
  5. Prevention and Combating of Marine Pollution
  6. Advanced Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting
  7. Oil Tanker Familiarization
  8. Proficiency in Survival Crafts and Rescue Boats