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Health coverage and other compulsory insurances (civil liability and repatriation insurance)

Settling in a new country raises a lot of questions. What should you do in case of illness? How can you obtain health coverage services in France? Here you will find everything you always wanted to know about the French social security system (but were afraid to ask).

My health guide in France

For more information about administrative procedures regarding health, read the Health Guide in France, created by the Student Health Services (SSU).

Useful information

The French use the terms "Assurance Maladie", "Sécurité Sociale" and "CPAM" indifferently. All of these terms refer to the same body and the same benefits: the social security’s health insurance.  

For more information, you can check: