Social Security

SOCIAL SECURITY INFORMATION: Back to school 2019/2020

Since last year, the social security contribution has been abolished: free compulsory health insurance

- For all students: maintenance of the existing affiliation (usually the parents' health insurance organisation for a first enrolment in higher education). Read more...


- For foreign students: it is necessary to join the general social security system of the place of residence via the site or

See the fact sheet



COVID-19 : Information on Medicare entitlements and benefits as of March 12, 2020


Complementary health insurance is optional: Joining one of the contracts is a personal and not compulsory step.

Contacts of student mutuals :

LMDE - La Mutuelle des Étudiants

Chambéry Agency

68 rue Frézier
Phone :

No agency in Annecy

Contact the CPAM of Annecy or the agency of Chambéry

SMERRA - Social Protection for Students

Chambéry Agency

123 Michaud Street
Phone : / Phone :

Annecy Agency

4 rue St François de Sales
74000 Annecy
Phone : 04 50 52 99 35 / Phone :