Qualification for the final tournament of the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship consists of two rounds: a group stage and a play-off round. The group stage draw took place on 31 January 2013 in Nyon, Switzerland, and distributed 52 national teams into ten groups of five or six teams. Each group is contested in a double round-robin system, where teams play each other twice, at home and away. The ten group winners and the four best second-placed teams advance to the play-off round, where they are paired by draw into seven two-legged ties. The play-off winners of join Czech Republic in the final tournament.