Aarna Institute of Maritime Studies (AIMS) is promoted by Aarna Foundation, a public charitable trust established in 2008. AIMS is a premier Institute established to Impart International Maritime Education and Training (MET) covering Pre- Sea, Post Sea and courses for shore based marine industry . Also it would cover wide spectrum of courses for the technological advancement of marine community worldwide. One of the primary objectives of the Institute is to produce trained manpower to accelerate sustained economic growth in a highly competitive global environment.
In order to face the challenges of globalization and liberalization in the field of higher education, the Institute has endowed its faculty and students with modern technologies, skills and attitudes so as to make them competent for the challenges and to enhance the quality of teaching to contribute constantly towards learning & research. It is true that conducive environment with updated technological inputs and latest information helps not only providing quality education but also to provide human touch and dedication to the cause of the nation and the society.
With an aim to impart quality education and to make the Institute as one of the best Centre of Excellence for higher studies and research, the Institute has developed excellent physical and academic infrastructure, designed latest curriculum, improved teaching methodology, recruitment of best talent as faculty, industry interaction, having a research base in all areas of studies and creation of brand image among the corporate world which is eventually be the place where the students of the Institute would find their placements. The aim is to make the Institute as one of the best Centre of Excellence for higher studies and research.
The Institute is situated at Talegaon, Near Sindhudurg Rly. Stn., PO: Oras, Tal. Malvan, Dist. Sindhudurg, Maharashtra which is in proximity to the Goa International Airport and industrial area on its vast campus spread over more than 10 acres of land with all modern educational facilities in its ambience. The Institute has its own residential facilities and dedicated transport system between Mumbai, Pune City and the Campus. The Wi-Fi enabled campus has state–of-art infrastructure equipped with world class facilities and labs.