In connection with the 40th anniversary of Artsakh State University and significant contribution to the spheres of education and science on November 13 President of the Nagorno Karabagh Republic Bako Sahakyan signed a decree on awarding. According to the decreeThe order of "Mesrop Mashtots" was awarded to Shahen Abrahamyan, Professor of the Philosophy and Political Science Department, Artsakh State University.
The medal of "Anania Shirakatsi" was awarded to Rudolf Israyelyan, Head of the Urban Planning Department, Artsakh State University.
The medal of "Vachagan Barepasht" was awarded to Rona Balayan, associate professor of the History Department , Artsakh State University.
The medal of "Gratitude" was awarded to Eleonora Hayrapetyan, Dean of the foreign languages department, Artsakh State University, PhD in education, Karen Nersisyan, Head of the Finance and Account Department, Artsakh State University, Valery Javadyan, Vice-chancellor on administrative-economic issues, Artsakh State University.