The 2002 European Korfball Championship was held Catalonia from March 31 to April 7, with 10 national teams in competition. The matches were played in Terrassa, Badalona, Sant Boi de Llobregat and Mataró.
Three best teams of each pool went to second round qualifying matches with The Netherlands and Belgium, that entered then in competition.
Second round qualifying matches
Pools C and D played for the title and pool E played for 7th to 10th places.