Medical Care & Insurance
Should you require medical attention during the program, consult
with a staff member who will then make a doctor’s appointment for
you and accompany you to the doctor’s office. There are general
practitioners in the towns around Talloires and a large regional
hospital in Annecy. Pharmacies are found in communities along the
All students enrolled in Tufts European Center programs are required
to have health insurance. Even with insurance, you will most likely
still be required to pay up front for any doctor visits or medical
costs in France. Depending on your health insurance plan, you may be
able to be reimbursed by your insurance company when you return to
the U.S. Please check with your provider to learn more about your
health coverage while abroad.
Students enrolled in an insurance plan through Tufts are
automatically covered through August 31 of each year.
Tufts University proudly partners with International SOS, the
leading medical assistance, international healthcare and security
assistance company. All Tufts European Center students will be
registered with International SOS. Travel security services are
provided by a joint venture of International SOS and Control Risks,
the world’s leading security risk management firm.