1978 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship

The 1978 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship was the third edition of the Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship, the quadrennial international men's field hockey championship of Europe organized by the European Hockey Federation.[2] It was held in Hanover, West Germany from 2 to 10 September 1978.[3]

1978 Men's EuroHockey Nations Championship
Tournament details
Host countryWest Germany
CityHanover
Dates2–10 September
Teams12 (from 1 confederation)
Final positions
Champions West Germany (2nd title)
Runner-up Netherlands
Third place England
Tournament statistics
Matches played42
Goals scored164 (3.9 per match)
Top scorer(s) Paul Litjens[1] (16 goals)
1974 (previous) (next) 1983

The hosts West Germany won their second title by defeating the Netherlands 3–2 after extra time in the final. England won the bronze medal by defeating the defending champions Spain 2–0.[2]