|Host countries Austria
Venue(s) 7 (in 7 host cities)
|Dates 5–17 December 1995|
|Teams 20 (from 5 confederations)|
Champions South Korea (1st title)
The 1995 World Women's Handball Championship took place in Austria and Hungary 5–17 December 1995. It was the only to have 20 teams and the first to have multiple hosts. South Korea won its first title
The 4th and 5th place from A met 5th and 4th from B and the same for group C and D. The winner of each match got a place in the round of 16.
Losers from round of 16 played for placements from 9 to 12. Losers from quarterfinals played for places 5 to 8. There was no play for lower rankings.