The scope of tasks of the EHF Technical Commissions is laid down in the EHF Statutes. Several non-statutory advisory bodies support the work of the Technical Commissions. The chairmen of the Technical Commissions are represented in EHF Technical Delegation as well as in the EHF Competence Academy & Network (CAN) Advisory Board in order to coordinate commission activities and educational services in cooperation with the EHF Executive Committee and the EHF Office Business Group "Education & Development".The EHF Technical Commissions:
The Methods Commission is the EHF's technical body for methodical matters.
It is subordinate to the Executive Committee, which may assign to it areas of authority and responsibility in addition to those laid down in EHF statutes and regulations. The MC consists of a chairman and four individually elected members with responsibility for:
The EHF-MC regards itself as conceptional initiator, elaborating on
in order to motivate the National Federations to start deliberations and implementations in the defined fields by themselves.
The Competitions Commission is the EHF's technical body for competitions.
It is subordinate to the Executive Committee, which may assign to it areas of authority and responsibility in addition to those laid down in EHF statutes and regulations. The CC consists of a chairman and seven individually elected members with responsibility for:
The Beach Handball Commission consists of a Chairman and four members:
The EHF Beach Handball Commission regards itself as an initiator of projects in order to develop Beach Handball as an independent sport discipline within the European Handball family. Furthermore the BC will support the National Federations in order to promote Beach Handball in their countries.
The main target for the future: to lay down the foundation to become an Olympic discipline!
Both the EHF Beach Handball Commission and the EHF Office Business Unit Beach Handball shall further develop the product "Beach Handball" as well as adapt the relationships to external partners in Beach Handball - in particular concerning TV and internet live streaming - to the needs of our times regarding their daily business in order to make the product fit for the market in cooperation with the EHF Technical Commissions and the EHF Executive Committee.
The European Handball Federation (EHF) is the governing body of Handball in Europe! Its 50 Member Federations represent and stand for 50 different kinds of national and international handball know-how. Those individual national handball schools/philosophies shall be made use of by involving experts in order to contribute to the variety of handball education in Europe!
Handball know-how exchange and transfer in Europe shall be fostered as an EHF service for the EHF Member Federations by making use of national and international handball experts as well as external lecturers from sport science, medicine, other sports, economy (marketing, equipment suppliers) and media (press, TV, Internet).
The EHF "CAN" shall be established as an educational service centre for EHF Member Federations with the possibility of granting scholarships in order to minimize or delete financial burdens for them. The same holds good for internal EHF Office management training on the job.
The EHF "CAN" shall be established to develop and deliver sport specific educational and training programmes in order to ensure that coaches, officials, athletes and administrators from all over Europe (and the world) have access to the highest quality education relating to "handball know-how" and competence in e-learning, blended learning, interdisciplinary educational courses of various duration, summer schools or mainstream 2-4 semester courses within the European Education Credit Transfer System (ECTS framework).
The EHF "CAN" shall set-up Business Executive Education programmes for further educating and training sporting administrators, resort managers and event executives in the Handball Event Management Business, e.g. also in event-related courses.
The EHF "CAN" shall contain a documentation centre including production of modern teaching aids and media as well as cooperation agreements with research & developing partners, suppliers, universities and testifying institutions.