Spain Under-21s will begin the defence of their European title with a meeting against Russia at next summer's Championship.
The last three champions of the competition, Spain, Germany and Netherlands, are alongside Russia in Group B.
England Under-21s, meanwhile, will face Italy in Group A in the opening match of the competition in Israel.
Stuart Pearce's side have been grouped with the Italians, Norway and host nation Israel in the eight-team tournament.
The Azzurri, coached by Devis Mangia, will be the first test in Group A as England's tournament begins at the Bloomfield Stadium in Tel Aviv on June 5.
The top two teams from each group progress to the semi-finals where they will bid to reach the final at the Teddy Stadium on June 18.
Information from the Press Association was used in this report.