CORONAVIRUS INFO [international students]

Lyon 3 University is delighted to welcome you. Upon arrival in France, please make sure to comply with the procedures that apply when entering France. They depend on the country you come from as well as your vaccination.

► First of all, please check the following map different zones.
 
If you’re coming from a green country

You are welcome to visit Lyon 3 University as soon as you arrive in France

If you’re coming from an orange or a red country and if you are fully vaccinated with a vaccine recognized by the EU*

*The vaccines recognized by the EU are the following: France :Cominarty/Pfizer, Moderna/ Vaxveria/AstraZeneca : 2 doses required and the 2nd dose must have been administered 7 days at least before your arrival in France ; or Janssen – this vaccine must have been administered at least 28 days before arrival.


You are welcome to visit Lyon 3 University once you have email your proof of vaccination to:

 
  • SELF students : Sophie VERON - sophie.veron@univ-lyon3.fr
     
  • DEUF students : Chantal ORTILLEZ - chantal.ortillez@univ-lyon3.fr
     
  • International degree-seeking students who register with Lyon 3 for the 1st time : Chantal ORTILLEZ and your faculty coordinator at Lyon 3
     
  • International degree-seeking students who register again : your faculty coordinator at Lyon 3
If you’re coming from an orange or red country and if you are not fully vaccinated, with a vaccine recognized by the EU *

*The vaccines recognized by the EU are the following: France :Cominarty/Pfizer, Moderna/ Vaxveria/AstraZeneca and Janssen –

You must observe a quarantine or self-isolation period before coming to Lyon 3 University. It means that your are not allowed to come to Lyon 3 before the end of this period.

It also means that you are not allowed to come to university, either to visit the international office, to attend information meetings or for whatever reason. Lyon III International association will send you the documents and information required to access your accommodation. You can call us or email us for any questions. We will also send you the presentations meetings in pdf format if you couldn’t attend due to your quarantine/self-isolation.

At the end of your quarantine/self-isolation period, the welcome desk will make an appointment with you and they will be able to offer you opportunities to get vaccinated which recognized in France. You will have to provide a proof of the end of your quarantine/self-isolation period = your flight ticket/train ticket. The welcome desk will check your arrival date as well as your proof of vaccination during this 1st appointment.

If you’re coming from a red country, you must observe a quarantine of 10 days which will be monitered by th French health authorities. You must send me your your date of arrival date in France as well as your address during the quarantine period. You must also inform your residence/host that you are in quarantine. If you encounter a problem, you can write us so that we can find a suitable temporary accomodation.

If you’re coming from an orange country, you must self-isolate for 7 days. This is your responsibiliy. You have to send your arrival date in France to your reference contact.

Getting vaccinated

If you aren’t vaccinated yet, we recommend that you get vaccinated as soon as possible once you arrive in France.

You will be protecting yourself and others, and will be able to quickly access all sites that require a health pass (cultural venues, bars and restaurants, some shopping centres, mainline trains etc.).

Try to get your vaccine:
 
  • As soon as possible for students from “green list” countries
  • At the end of your quarantine period for students from “amber” and “red list” countries
Step 1: Register with the social security system

To get vaccinated in France, you need to be registered as a foreign student with the French social security system or hold a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC).

  • Non-EU students from green list countries: you will find a tutorial for registration in your welcome bag.
  • For students in red and amber list countries: you can exceptionally register before your arrival to facilitate your vaccination access:
    https://etudiant-etranger.ameli.fr/#/


Once you have completed your registration, you will receive a provisional certificate of entitlement to social security.

Step 2: Get vaccinated

Once you have completed your registration, you can:
 

  • Go to a walk-in vaccination centre without an appointment. Take your European Health Insurance Card or provisional certificate of entitlement and identity card/passport.

    Groupama Stadium vaccination centre: walk-in vaccinations (no appointment necessary) all week

    Part Dieu vaccination centre: walk-in vaccinations (no appointment necessary) Saturday 4, 11, 18 and 25 September from 10am to 8pm. Entrance via Porte des Cuirassiers, outside the centre.

If you need help to make an appointment at one of the Rhône vaccination centres, call 04 23 10 10 10, Monday to Saturday, from 8am to 6pm.

Step 3: Download your health pass

Once you have been vaccinated, you will receive a vaccination certificate for the 1st and then the 2nd dose.

You can:
 

  • Present the paper certificate or a photo of the QR Code
  • Download your certificate from the health insurance website using your ameli account (your social security account)
  • Download your certificate via the mobile application TousAntiCovid
If you have been vaccinated abroad with a vaccine recognized in France, you can also get your health pass.
You have been vaccinated in another European country
If you have been vaccinated in one of the following countries: Member States of the European Union, Andorra, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, United Kingdom (England and Wales only) and Switzerland, you can get the EU digital covid certificate, which is accepted in France.

 
You have been vaccinated in a country outside of Europe
If you have been vaccinated outside of these countries, you can ask for a health pass online. You will then get a vaccine equivalence QR code valid as a health pass. You will find more information on the website of the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs.

To request your health pass, connect to: https://www.demarches-simplifiees.fr/commencer/passe-sanitaire-etudiants

This health pass will be recognized throughout the European Union and countries having a mutual recognition agreement with the EU.

For more information on the health pass, visit the French government website: https://www.gouvernement.fr/info-coronavirus/pass-sanitaire