4 (in 4 host cities)
| 6–15 December|
Denmark (2nd title)
| 12 (from 1 confederation)|
The 1996 EHF European Women's Handball Championship was held in Denmark from 6–15 December. It was won by Denmark after beating Norway 25–23 in the final match.
1996 European Women's Handball Championship Wikipedia
The European Championship was held in the following cities:Brøndby