France's health-care system is recognized as one of the world's best.

France offers medical and health services for students, including preventive and wellness services.

The national student health-care plan ("Sécurité sociale") and supplemental group plans ("Mutuelle")

French health-care coverage, provided under the social security system ("Sécurité sociale"), is of very high quality. Covered individuals are reimbursed for a portion of their medical expenses in return for a low basic payment. For students, that payment reaches €211 in 2013/2014 (1). You join the plan at your higher education institution when you register for classes at the beginning of the academic year. Participation in the plan is mandatory for non-European students...................Learn more