The theme and the priorities of the IJREL reflect the conceptual principles underlying the modernization of education and the reform of the educational systems in European countries, as well as national development strategies for the XXI century. One of the European Union’s key educational objectives is the provision of equal opportunities for all with regard to access to learning and knowledge, regardless of gender, financial and physical ability, and place of residence. That is why, distance learning has now been granted a status of high priority. If introduced on a wide scale, distance learning and teaching may make significant contribution towards the achievement of educational goals in conditions of globalization and digitalization of the world. The IJREL journal focuses on the presenting of the contemporary research results in area of e-learning and distance learning in wide interdisciplinary context. The Editorial Boards members and authors of the manuscripts are researchers and experts from different countries of the world, in particular, Poland, Australia, Spain, Portugal, Slovakia, Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Sweden, Russia, Ukraine.