Preparatory Department is one of the faculties functioning in the Lesya Ukrainka Volyn National University. The aim of the faculty is to provide equal opportunities for every student to obtain high level of knowledge necessary for successful passing of the independent testing. Modern technologies of teaching at the preparatory department should help the applicants to participate in competitive exams to enter any University. The emphasis is laid on the selection of the most talented young people for studying at the Lesya Ukrainka Volyn National University. The entire system of preparatory department is aimed at academic training of the students in the basis fields of science and promoting them with the right choice of a future profession. The curriculum of the department includes developing both practical skills and methods of doing tests. The distance learning technologies are widely used by the preparatory department. The preparatory department also offers advanced foreign language courses for students with the diploma of Bachelor wishing to get the Master‘s degree. The Lesya Ukrainka Volyn National University offers preparatory courses in various fields for foreigners who choose the Ukrainian higher school to study. The department organizes various kinds of extra curriculum work which includes subject tournaments, competitions and contests.