Get your ticket for the IHF Men’s World Championship 2019 – Stand Out!

    The ticket sale takes place in several phases and started successfully in December 2017 with the presale of “Venue Packages”. On 1st March 2018 the second ticket sale phase will begin with the launch of “Day Tickets”. After the group draw and the announcement of the official game schedule further allocations for all participating nations will be released in summer 2018. Depending on availability, there might be a fourth ticket sale phase with selected single games in autumn 2018. 


    Tickets for BERLIN

    Mercedes-Benz Arena will be the first epicentre of the Handball World Championship 2019 - with up to 14,800 spectators. Host Germany will play the preliminary round there, starting with the opening match against Korea on January 10th. Further teams of Group A are Brazil, Russia, Serbia and defending world champion France.

    Tickets for MUNICH

    Olympiahalle Munich breathes handball history: In 1972, it was the stage for the first ever indoor handball tournament at Olympic Games. In 2019, many world stars of the present will be playing in the Bavarian metropole - whoever visits Munich may look forward to seeing current European champions Spain, former world and Olympic champions Croatia, FYR Macedonia, Iceland, Bahrain and Japan.

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    Tickets for COLOGNE

    When the each three best teams from the preliminary rounds at Berlin and Munich meet for the main round at the famous LANXESS Arena in Cologne from January 19 to 23, memories of the electrifying winter fairy tale 2007 will come to life again. Besides, Cologne will also host the President’s Cup.

    Tickets for HAMBURG

    On the road to the final game in Herning, Denmark, Hamburg is the venue for the semi-finals.


    German Handball Federation

    The German Handball Federation counts 756 987 members and 4 356 clubs and is thus one of the strongest national sport federations and the biggest handball umbrella association worldwide. The federation is especially represented by its national teams. The men’s team won the European Championship in 2016 with up to 18 million spectators on national television.

    In 2017, the German Handball Federation hosted the women’s World Championship, in 2019 they will co-host the men’s World Championship with Denmark.

    Beside the competitive sports, the German Handball Federation is also socially engaged. This includes tasks of member recruitment, engagement in school sports, interculturality and much more.

    Dansk Händbold Forbund

    The Danish Handball Association is the third largest in the world with 808 associations and 105 033 members. The federation has a national team for women and men and four youth national teams.

    Denmark is one of the most often winning handball nations in the world. Denmark’s success in international handball is partly because of a unique talent work based on the association’s work with educational and stimulating handball for children and young people.


    The International Handball Federation (IHF) is the administrative and controlling body for handball worldwide. IHF is responsible for the organization of handball's major international tournaments, notably the IHF World Men's Handball Championship which commenced in 1938 and IHF World Women's Handball Championship which commenced in 1957.

    IHF was founded in 1946 to oversee international competition among the national federations. Its membership now comprises 207 national federations.