26th IHF Women's World Championship

30 Nov. - 17 Dec. Denmark, Norway, Sweden

The 26th IHF Women's World Championship will be staged in Denmark, Norway and Sweden from 30 November to 17 December 2023. The event is planned to take place in six cities and venues across the three countries and will be the second edition of the IHF Women's World Championship to feature 32 teams.

(Last update: 21 November 2022)

Hosts: Denmark, Norway*, Sweden

Africa: Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Senegal

Asia: tbd

Europe: France, Montenegro, Netherlands

North America and the Caribbean: tbd

Oceania: tbd

South and Central America: Brazil, Argentina

Wild Card: tbd

*In case the reigning world champion is also hosting the next World Championship, the Continental Confederation of the reigning World Champion obtains one additional performance place. With Norway being reigning champion and co-hosts of the 2023 IHF Women's World Championship, this place goes to the continent of Europe. 


Asia & Oceania: 19th Asian Women's Handball Championship, 20 November – 5 December | KOR

Europe: Qualification Europe – Phase 2


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