Recipients are granted the exclusive rights to possess and don the Médaille of the Order, which features the University’s arms, surrounded by a golden ring bearing the words “Ordre des Arts et des Technologies“; each grade has an additional star engraved onto the médaille.
‘Commandeur’ grade in Gold
‘Commandeur’ has three stars engraved onto the médaille, between and above the University’s arms of the Bull and the Bear.
‘Officier’ grade in Silver
‘Officier’ has two stars engraved onto the médaille, above the University’s arms of the Bull and the Bear.
‘Chevalier’ grade in Bronze
‘Chevalier’ has one star engraved onto the médaille, between the University’s arms of the Bull and the Bear.
Here below, showcases the initial design sketched by the founder himself in March 2010.
The médaille is designed with the symbol of “☓” subtly within it. The symbol of “☓”, the domain url of the institute, is known as Saltire, is also called Saint Andrew’s Cross or the Crux Decussata. It is a heraldic symbol in the form of a diagonal cross, like the shape of the letter X in Roman Numeral of the number 10.