If you own the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) or the SE401Q106 (Quebec), or any proof of international student insurance coverage, you don′t have to be affiliated to the French Student′s Social Security. In every other case, the affiliation to the French Student′s Social Security is compulsory. The minimum annual cost for the basic insurance is approximately 200 €, to be paid at EMSE office of the registrar during Welcome days (optional supplementary benefit coverage between 60 and 400 € annually).

Student Visa Application

EU citizens

No visa required (valid passport or ID card are sufficient)

Non-EU citizens

2 types of visas:

  • short-stay student visa for stays under 90 days;
  • long-stay student visa for stays exceeding 90 days.

Application procedure subject to country of origin: please contact the French embassy or consulate in your home country and the local Campus France office when relevant for the academic interview prior to the visa application.