2 (in 2 host cities)
| 11–20 December|
Norway (1st title)
| 12 (from 1 confederation)|
The 1998 EHF European Women's Handball Championship was held in the Netherlands from 11–20 December. It was won by Norway after beating Denmark 24–16 in the final match.
1998 European Women's Handball Championship Wikipedia
The European Championships will be held in the following cities:Amsterdam