According to Deutsche Welle:
At the end of the year, Vogt plans to move to Australia, a country he has never visited. But he knows that architects there are highly sought after. The Australian government put his occupation on a list of those most urgently needed to fill the labor shortage Down Under.
Many educated Germans are doing the same thing as Voigt. The country’s statistics office estimates that more than 160,000 people emigrated last year, a level that hasn’t been topped since 1954.
Whatever happened to the Canadian brain drain?