The committee consists mainly of heads of teaching departments of the conservatory, teachers, teachers engaged in research and university representatives. It was inaugurated on 17th May 2011 and meets once every semester.
The committee operates in the form of work groups set up by the director of research. Its mission is to identify areas and themes of research which are coherent and appropriate to the personality of the conservatory. The selection panel sub-committee chooses the best research for inclusion in the Working Papers published by the conservatory. Another work group prepares documents to guide students with their research.