The Scandinavium Arena is located right in the heart of the city. It is a multipurpose arena hosting different sports, concerts and other events. Scandinavium in known for its great atmosphere and central location. Over the years Gothenburg and Scandinavium hosted many successful handball championships.
The 2023 IHF World Women’s Handball Championship will be 26th edition of the championship, organised by the International Handball Federation (IHF), from 30 November to 17 December 2023. to be jointly hosted by Denmark, Norway and Sweden. It will be the third time in handball history that the championship is jointly hosted, the first in Sweden, and also the first to be played in three countries.