Prof. Dr. Dieter Riemann


Professor of Clinical Psychophysiology
Centre for Mental Disorders
Freiburg University Medical Centre

Dieter Riemann is a full Professor of Clinical Psychophysiology at the Centre for Mental Disorders of Freiburg University Medical Centre,  Germany since 1993, heading his own department. From 2007-2013 he was a member of the APA´s work group sleep disorders for DSM 5. Since 2015 he is a Visiting Professor at Oxford University (Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences). Dieter Riemann is a clinical psychologist with an approbation for cognitive-behavioral therapy. He is a certified clinical supervisor for CBT and directs the sleep lab of the Centre for Mental Disorder and its Clinical Psychology service and is a certified somnologist (DGSM/ ESRS). Dieter Riemann has been active in sleep medicine and sleep research for almost four decades and has published more than 400 peer-reviewed articles and given more than 700 presentations at national and international meetings. Since 2017 he has been the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Sleep Research. His present work focuses on different aspects of insomnia including diagnostics, epidemiology, therapeutics and neurobiology. In 2021, he was awarded the Pisa sleep award for his work.