Health and accident insurance
Health insurance is mandatory when living in Switzerland. You are required to provide proof of coverage within three months of your arrival. If you are an EU or EEA citizen, you may be exempt from signing up for Swiss health insurance coverage. Please read below.
You are a citizen of the EU or the EEA
Verify that your insurance will cover your expenses in Switzerland. Send a copy of your European insurance card to the Geneva cantonal health insurance office (Service de l'assurance maladie - SAM) after you obtain your residence permit.
Health Insurance Service | Service de l’assurance-maladie
62, route de Frontenex, 1207 Geneva
T + 41 22 546 19 00
You are not a citizen of the EU or the EEA
Several companies offer student insurance at affordable prices. The insurance contract is established solely between the student and the insurance company. The Institute is not liable in any way. The general rules and conditions accompanying the insurance contract are binding, particularly those relating to the nature and duration of the coverage.