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30.5-01.06.2019 in Cologne (GER)
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2018 EHF Licence Renewal Seminar
13.12.2018-16.12.2018 in Créteil (FRA)
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2018 EHF "Rinck" Convention Master Coach and Licensing Course (3rd module)
10.12.2018-16.12.2018 in Creteil (FRA)
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1st National Beach Handball Education Course
01.11.2018-04.11.2018 in Catania (ITA)
Coaches' Courses & Seminars
10th EHF Beach Handball Coaches’ Course (level 2)
31.10.2018-04.11.2018 in Catania (ITA)
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2018 EHF Referee/Delegate Seminar
31.8-01.09.2018 in Vienna (AUT)

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Can home exercises keep players fit during Covid-19 quarantine?

06.10.2020 - NEWS: A study by EHF Lecturer Murat Bilge examines how a players’ physical condition is affected if they train from home

#BeActive European Week of Sport a roaring success

02.10.2020 - NEWS: Handball featured across the continent as part of the #BeActive European Week of Sport on 23-30 September 2020

Grassroots in focus at European Handball Online Summit

30.09.2020 - NEWS: The EHF is delighted to support an interactive digital summit that takes place in October

#BeActive European Week of Sport is underway

25.09.2020 - NEWS: The European Handball Federation encourages everyone to take advantage of the many opportunities available to help embrace a healthy and active lifestyle

New referee teaching materials now available

18.09.2020 - NEWS: The EHF has released new teaching material via an online platform for EHF and national federation referees

Goal-setting analysed in new study

07.09.2020 - NEWS: Eight elite teams from European handball among the clubs under the spotlight

Meet the latest European Handball Manager graduates

20.08.2020 - NEWS: 16 participants pass the fifth year of the program with flying colours

2020/21 Post-graduate Academic EHF Master Coach Certification

18.08.2020 - NEWS: Applicants invited to sign-up for fourth addition of popular post-graduate program

University publishes study of young EHF handball referees

16.07.2020 - NEWS: The University of Debrecen explores a range of mental skills of a number of young EHF referees

Men's EHF EURO 2020 video analysis

26.06.2020 - NEWS: Watch 85 videos highlighting the best aspects of the top four teams at EHF Men’s EURO 2020

Female players in focus in newly released research

10.06.2020 - NEWS: Read two new pieces of research written by Lidija Bojić-Ćaćić

Final phase reached in the ONSIDE project

19.05.2020 - NEWS: The EHF continues to contribute to the final phase of the ONSIDE project, having met with project partners via video call last week

Team timeouts in the spotlight

15.05.2020 - STUDY: Does the current application of Team Time Outs match the psychological theory of directly controlling activation of athletes?

EHF CAN April update

29.04.2020 - NEWS: From icoachkids and Goalcha to documentation of last year’s EHF Scientific Conference plus the start of a small series of beach handball training clips.

Webinars prove a huge hit for Handball England

28.04.2020 - NEWS: A series of high-profile names in handball, including Portugal coach Paulo Pereira, have helped a CPD webinar series gain popularity across the world

Apply now for the next European Handball Manager programme

09.04.2020 - EUROPEAN HANDBALL MANAGER: Twenty places are up for grabs for the next instalment of the hugely popular European Handball Manager

EHF CAN teams up with iCoachKids

06.04.2020 - NEWS: Educational initiative iCoachKids becomes an official partner of the European Handball Federation’s competence academy and network

Qualitative analysis of Men’s EHF EURO 2020

31.03.2020 - NEWS: EHF Methods Commission member Peter Kovacs has analysed all the trends during the biggest ever Men's EHF EURO to date

Get active with GOALCHA Week!

27.03.2020 - NEWS: Stay fit, healthy and beat the boredom by tuning into a series of videos that will be published by GOALCHA’s Ole Bruun Anderson

Learning from others in focus at 2020 EHF club/federation management seminar

03.03.2020 - NEWS: Registration for the ninth edition of the EHF Club Management Seminar in May is now open

Five new EHF Master Coaches honoured

26.02.2020 - NEWS: Five more EHF Master Coaches receive academic post-graduate Master degrees

Modern coaching methods, innovative technology and top matches

21.01.2020 - FEATURE: A total of 35 upcoming EHF Master Coaches from 14 different countries started their course on the fringes of the EHF EURO 2020 in Vienna

Partners gather for first ONSIDE project meeting of 2020

14.01.2020 - NEWS: The EHF continues to contribute to the ONSIDE project, having met with other project partners in Birmingham, UK, on 8-9 January

Home gold for Croatia in Wheelchair Nations Tournament

16.12.2019 - NEWS: Croatians take European Wheelchair Handball Nations’ Tournament gold in repeat of 2018 final

Saturday start for Wheelchair Handball Nations' Tournament

13.12.2019 - NEWS: Six countries contest fourth edition of the European Wheelchair Handball Nations’ Tournament in Zagreb this weekend

EHF call for organisers for 2020 European Wheelchair Handball Championships

02.12.2019 - The EHF has sent out a call to federations to host the first ever European Wheelchair Handball Championships to take place in 2020

Draw made for European Wheelchair Handball Nations’ Tournament

26.11.2019 - NEWS: Hosts Croatia face Hungary and Romania in the group stage following Tuesday’s draw in Vienna

European Wheelchair Nations’ Tournament draw set for Tuesday

25.11.2019 - The six nations competing in December’s competition learn of their opposition in Tuesday’s draw at EHF headquarters in Vienna

EHF Scientific Conference: Wheelchair handball and iCoachKids

22.11.2019 - NEWS: Two topics close to the heart of the EHF Methods Commission took to the stage at the Scientific Conference in Cologne on Friday

Breathing new life in to grassroots handball

21.11.2019 - NEWS: The key theme of grassroots handball was introduced as the fifth Scientific Conference began in Cologne on Thursday

Fifth EHF Scientific Conference

20.11.2019 - NEWS: Live coverage of the EHF Scientific Conference in Cologne, with all the information and topics covered over the two days

Applications still open for 2020 EHF Master Coach Course

13.11.2019 - NEWS: Applicants have until 24 November to sign-up for the popular course run by the European Handball Federation

UPDATE: Cologne to host EHF Scientific Conference in November 2019

06.11.2019 - NEWS: The 5th EHF Scientific Conference ‘Handball for Life’ will take place in Germany on 21-22 November and will focus on grassroots handball

Six countries set for European Wheelchair Handball Nations Tournament

30.10.2019 - NEWS: Fourth edition of wheelchair competition heads to Croatia with record number of teams taking part

European Handball Manager course enters fifth year

29.10.2019 - NEWS: Latest batch of students begin their studies at the German Sports University in Cologne

New educational handball book hits the shelves

14.10.2019 - NEWS: Team Handball – Teaching and Learning Step-by-Step has been published by former player and coach Luisa Estriag

Registration opens for 2019 European Wheelchair Handball Nations Tournament

08.10.2019 - NEWS: Teams invited to take part in fourth edition of the tournament which takes place in Zagreb in December

ONSIDE project approaches final phase towards sports officials training and development

26.09.2019 - NEWS: The EHF continues to contribute to the ONSIDE project, having met with other project partners in Malta

EHF supports the #BeActive European Week of Sport

23.09.2019 - NEWS: The EHF is a key partner of the European Week of Sport for the fifth consecutive year and #BeActive is a call to action to get Europeans moving on 23-30 September 2019

Free GOALCHA Street Handball webinar available to federations

11.09.2019 - NEWS: From 16-17 October, GOALCHA will host two free web-based seminars as part of the EHF Grassroot initiative to interested federations

Busy summer of EHF Young Referee Project comes to an end

22.08.2019 - NEWS: With the European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku (AZE) and German International Youth Championship in Düsseldorf (GER), the EHF Young Referee Project has finished for the 2018/19 season

EHF in mission of creating better players’ environment

21.08.2019 - As the part of the Master plan through to 2027, the European Handball Federation wants to show commitment to players’ development from the grassroots level to elite handball

EHF Young Referee Programme in full swing across Europe

05.07.2019 - NEWS: Talented referee pairs have been invited to various tournaments across Europe as a part of the EHF Young Referee Programme

Referee teaching material for YAC events available online

01.07.2019 - NEWS: Ahead of the first Younger Age Category events of the summer, the EHF has released new teaching material via an online platform for EHF and national federation referees

Granollers host final conference of Handball 4 Dual Careers project

12.06.2019 - NEWS: The Handball for Dual Careers project has come to an and with the Transferability plan, results and findings presented at the final project conference in Granollers, Spain on 12 June

Three continents represented among European Handball Manager course graduates

01.06.2019 - NEWS: 16 participants from three continents received their European Handball Manager certification at the European Handball Talks on Friday evening

Club Management Seminar combines best practice and high-calibre lecturers

31.05.2019 - NEWS: For the eighth time, the EHF organised the Club Manager Seminar on the fringe of the VELUX EHF FINAL4 2019 in Cologne – and the course has never been more international

First ever combined EHF delegate and referee course in Balatonböglar

29.05.2019 - NEWS: Hungarian city Balatonböglar hosted EHF delegate and referee candidate course from 25 to 29 May 2019

Experts meet to define new curriculum for EHF Master Coach Courses

20.05.2019 - NEWS: A task force has been created to shape the future structure of the EHF Master Coach Courses

Young Coaches Workshop goes to Siófok in June

08.05.2019 - NEWS: In 2019 the EHF’s Young Coaches Workshop will be held in Siófok where 14 young coaches will get an opportunity for further education

ONSIDE project partners meet in Romania

09.04.2019 - NEWS: The EHF continues to contribute to the ONSIDE project, having met with other project partners in Bucharest, Romania on 26 and 27 March 2019

Future of marketing in focus for 2019 EHF Club Management Seminar

06.03.2019 - NEWS: Registration for the eighth edition of the EHF Club Management Seminar on 30 May to 1 June is open until 15 April

Six new EHF referee pairs

05.03.2019 - The 24th EHF Candidates Referee Course was held in Drammen, Norway from 28 February to 4 March 2019

Seven EHF Master Coaches defend post-graduate master’s theses

01.03.2019 - NEWS REPORT: The 2018/19 Academic EHF Master Coach Certification from the University Las Palmas on Gran Canaria saw seven applicants defend their post-graduate master theses on February 23 in Vienna.

Vienna hosts 2019 edition of “RINCK” Convention Seminar

26.02.2019 - NEWS: Two-day long “RINCK” Convention Seminar saw a keynote presentation from UEFA Head of Education Services Frank K. Ludolph, reports on national courses from the “RINCK” Convention Signatories and best practice examples

H4DC in practice: FENIX Toulouse Handball and IK Sävehof

15.02.2019 - FEATURE: French and Swedish clubs participating in the Handball 4 Dual Careers project have successfully implemented dual careers into their club’s structure and will present key findings in June

Three new web periodicals available online

13.02.2019 - There are three new interesting studies available in the EHF CAN website.

H4DC in practice: BM. Granollers

13.02.2019 - FEATURE: Handball 4 Dual Careers project leader Josep Blanchart Fernandez from BM. Granollers speaks about the implementation of the support service in his club and plans for the future

Handball 4 Dual Careers: supporting players on their academic and professional paths

11.02.2019 - With the Handball 4 Dual Careers project drawing to an end, Melanie Klemann from the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences shares key findings from the project

EHF and German Sport University Cologne extend cooperation

23.01.2019 - NEWS: Four year long cooperation between the EHF and German Sport University Cologne will continue at least until 2021 giving handball managers, coaches and former players chance for further education

Rinck visits Master Coach/Pro Licence course in Creteil

18.12.2018 - NEWS: 16 nations are represented at the third and final module of the 2018 EHF ‘Rinck’ Convention Master Coach and Licensing Course currently taking place in the FFHB’s Maison du Handball

Smartly designed handballs boost search for future EHF EURO stars

18.12.2018 - NEWS: Focusing on initiatives to encourage more people to start playing handball, the European Handball Federation’s first ‘Grassroots Market’ took place on the fringes of EHF EURO 2018

EHF joins partners as sport officials’ project continues

27.11.2018 - NEWS: EHF joined sports organisations from across Europe in Lausanne to continue work to develop education for sports officials.

Handball managers from 11 countries study at Cologne’s German Sport University

25.10.2018 - NEWS: For the first time, the European Handball Manager course welcomes participants from America, Asia and Australia

French Handball Federation hosts ‘Education International Handball’

24.10.2018 - NEWS: Between 13 and 16 December, on the fringes of the Women’s EHF EURO 2018 in France, a conference with a diverse series of lectures, presentations and workshops will be staged in Créteil

Danish Handball Federation hosts Scandinavian Congress in Handball Medicine and Science

04.10.2018 - NEWS: The second edition of the congress will be held in Brøndby, Copenhagen on 30 November and 1 December

Handball helps public #BeActive during European Week of Sport

25.09.2018 - NEWS: For the fourth successive year, the European Handball Federation is playing its part in the #BeActive European Week of Sport

French Handball Federation stages international medical congress

12.09.2018 - NEWS: The importance of the teams’ therapists is at the heart of the congress organised by the FFHB on 16 and 17 November in the federation’s newly opened Maison du Handball

Handball team timeouts under the scientific microscope

20.07.2018 - NEWS: EHF Master Coach and mental coach, Heinz Hausmann, together with his son, David, also a handball and mental coach, have researched the statistical effects of team timeouts

Referee teaching material for younger age category event now online

16.07.2018 - NEWS: New teaching material now available to watch via an online video platform for Europe’s referees and national federations

Upcoming coaches gain valuable experience at EHF workshop

25.06.2018 - NEWS: The 2018 EHF Young Coaches Workshop in Poland brought together 14 coaches from as many different nations to help them further develop their skills

Clinic at Women's Trophy gives coaches valuable input

01.06.2018 - NEWS: EHF lecturer Milan Petronijevic led a Coaches' Clinic in Tuzla on Friday, where nearly 30 coaches gathered to discuss developments specific to women's handball and to gain practice experience in the sports hall

Competence and knowledge transfer from science to practice

26.05.2018 - NEWS: 19 new European Handball Managers have received their certificates in Cologne

Deadline for European Handball Manager course approaches soon

23.04.2018 - NEWS: Handball managers, coaches and former players interested in the educational programme have time until 30 April 2018 to send in their application

EHF host kick-off meeting for EU sport officials' project

17.04.2018 - NEWS: Sport organisations from across Europe gathered in Vienna to launch the ONSIDE project, which aims to develop new education for officials working in various sports

EHF launches project to enforce women's youth handball

16.04.2018 - NEWS: Raising the level and motivation of coaches working in women's youth handball is the main targets of a new initiative by the EHF

Young Coaches Workshop takes place in June

22.03.2018 - NEWS: Up to 14 aspiring young handball coaches, being no older than 33 years, can now apply for the EHF’s Young Coaches Workshop this June in the Polish city of Szczyrk

'Handball at school' conference to take place in June in Kielce

14.03.2018 - NEWS: The conference's 2018 edition presents modern methodologies of teaching handball and promoting handball as an attractive physical activity for children and youth

Compilations of EHF Scientific Conference and Master Coach Course released

13.03.2018 - NEWS: Full documentations of the EHF Scientific Conference 2017 and the first module of the EHF Master Coach Course 2018 are now available online

New guidelines for Europe's referees

12.03.2018 - NEWS: New teaching material now available to watch via online video platform for Europe’s top referees and national federations

Qualitative analysis of Men's EHF EURO 2018 released

12.03.2018 - NEWS: EHF Methods Commission member Peter Kovacs has analysed the latest trends of the game as they became apparent at the Men's EHF EURO 2018 in Croatia

2018 EHF Club Management Seminar focusses on players’ role in marketing

15.02.2018 - NEWS: The seventh edition of the EHF Club Management Seminar takes place from 24 to 26 May in Cologne. Registration closes on 2 April

Application phase for next ‘Handball Manager’ course has started

06.02.2018 - NEWS: The German Sports University’s certificate programme 'European Handball Manager' targets executives in professional handball clubs, associations and leagues in Europe. Application deadline is 30 April 2018

Record attendance at EHF Master Coach course in Porec

11.01.2018 - NEWS REPORT: 650 coaches from Croatia and all over Europe take the opportunity to learn from top-class lecturers

Scientific networking for the benefit of handball

20.11.2017 - NEWS: The EHF Scientific Conference 2017 has taken place in Vienna with close to 100 experts from all fields in attendance

EHF Scientific Conference brings together top handball scientists

16.11.2017 - PREVIEW: The fourth EHF Scientific Conference takes place on 17 and 18 November 2017 in Vienna, and all those who cannot attend are able to follow it on the EHF’s social media channels

13 EHF Master Coaches receive their academic Master’s degree

03.11.2017 - NEWS: In a milestone project in the academic certification of education in sport, 13 EHF Master Coaches have successfully graduated with a Master’s degree from the University of Las Palmas on Gran Canaria

Soon-to-be ‘European Handball Managers’ look back at successful first week

30.10.2017 - NEWS: The third edition of the European Handball Manager Course kicked off at the German Sports University last week, with participants enjoying the strong connection of theory and practice as well as networking opportunities

International seminar on dual career in sports takes place in Amsterdam

24.10.2017 - NEWS: The Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences gathers European experts to talk about dual careers in sport and to present the ‘Handball for Dual Careers’ programme

Scientific conference goes social media with its own hashtag

16.10.2017 - NEWS REPORT: The programme has been updated for the upcoming Scinetific conference 2017, while social media coverage with its own hastag will help to bring the most interesting outcomes to a wide audience.

Differentiation is the future in handball training

13.10.2017 - INTERVIEW: Players with different positions and different roles on the court need different forms of practice, according to a Danish study presented at the EHF Scientific Conference in November

EHF publishes qualitative analyses for Women’s 19/17 events in 2017

13.10.2017 - The qualitative analyses for the Women’s 19 EHF EURO 2017 as well as for the Women’s 17 EHF EURO 2017 and the corresponding EHF Championships are now available online

‘Reduced risk of knee injury at beach handball’, study finds

09.10.2017 - NEWS REPORT: Handball on sand is safer than the indoor game due its playing surface and the different rules, according to an analysis which will be presented at the EHF Scientific Conference in November

Programme revealed, registration deadline extended for EHF Scientific Conference

14.09.2017 - NEWS: A ‘best of’ handball scientists will gather in Vienna on 17/18 November for the 4th edition of the EHF Scientific Conference – and there is still a possibility to join them

EHF supports the #BeActive European Week of Sport 2017

24.08.2017 - NEWS REPORT: The European Handball Federation is involved in the European Commission initiative to promote sport and physical activity across Europe for the third year running

An academy for future goalkeepers

07.08.2017 - More than 30 Goalkeepers from Austria and Germany participated in this year's "Goalie Academy" led by Austrian EHF Master Coach Roman Filz

First Goalcha conference hailed a huge success

18.07.2017 - NEWS REPORT: 20 participants from 11 nations attended the first Goalcha Conference organised by the European Handball Federation

14 young coaches succesfully pass workshop

16.06.2017 - NEWS REPORT: 14 participants took part in the third edition of the EHF's Young Coaches Workshop from 6 to 11 June in Szczyrk, Poland

Building bridges in and for handball

04.06.2017 - The second edition of the EHF's European Handball Manager course has come to an end, with 18 participants receiving their certificates

Agenda published for first Goalcha conference

21.05.2017 - NEWS REPORT: From 14 to 16 July the European Handball Federation together with Goalcha GmbH will stage the first conference on the street, fun and leisure kind of handball: Goalcha